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100 Best Paintings in New York
Contributor(s): MacDonald, Deanna (Author), Smith, Geoffrey (Author)

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ISBN: 1566566967     ISBN-13: 9781566566964
Publisher: Interlink Books
OUR PRICE: $18.70  

Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: March 2008
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Annotation: Covering the complete spectrum of masterpieces in New Yorks famous galleries, this full-color reference combines art history, commentary, and tourist guide highlights to provide a deeper understanding and appreciation of the citys greatest works of art.

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BISAC Categories:
- Architecture | Criticism
- Art
Dewey: 750.747
LCCN: 2007032057
Series: 100 Best Painting
Physical Information: 0.64" H x 5.26" W x 9.03" (1.14 lbs) 249 pages
Themes:
- Locality - New York, N.Y.
- Geographic Orientation - New York
- Cultural Region - Mid-Atlantic
- Cultural Region - Northeast U.S.
Features: Illustrated, Index, Price on Product, Price on Product - Canadian, Table of Contents
Review Citations: Reference and Research Bk News 08/01/2008 pg. 274
Foreword 08/15/2008
 
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Publisher Description:
100 Best Paintings in New York combines art history, commentary, and tourists' guide to provide you with a deeper understanding and appreciation of New York's greatest works of art. The descriptions draw attention to fascinating details in each work and look at why, where, or for what occasion they were painted. A biographical chronology of each artist accompanies the essays as well as a sample listing of works by other contemporary painters. From Jan van Eyck to Mark Rothko, from Diego Velazquez to Georgia O'Keefe, 100 Best Paintings in New York covers the complete spectrum of masterpieces in New York's great galleries.
100 Best Paintings in New York will inform and amuse both visitors and residents who wish to make the most of what their city has to offer. This accessible--and occasionally irreverent--guide has been written with both novice and veteran museum-goers in mind.
Contains descriptions of works displayed in: the Brooklyn Museum - the Cloisters - the Frick Collection - the Hispanic Society of America - Metropolitan Museum of Art - MOMA - Neue Gallerie - the Guggenheim Museum - Whitney Museum of American Art.
 
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