Public Art New York

Public Art New York

by Jean Parker Phifer

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Overview

Public Art New York by Jean Parker Phifer

A tour of the best permanent public art in all five boroughs of New York City.
From outdoor sculpture in public plazas and landscapes to murals and works of art in lobbies accessible to the public, this book focuses on how exemplary works of public art enrich urban public space. Sponsored by the Municipal Art Society, Public Art New York is organized by neighborhood, with maps suitable for walking tours.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393732665
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 03/30/2009
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 1,222,184
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.20(h) x 2.70(d)

About the Author

Architect Jean Parker Phifer specializes in planning, renovation and sustainable design projects for cultural institutions and has designed or restored numerous buildings, public spaces, and landscapes, primarily in New York. She was president of the Art Commission of the City of New York, now the Public Design Commission, from 1998 to 2003. Ms. Phifer is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects and teaches Environmental Design at New York University.

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