Bounded by: E. 49 St. - E. 57 St. & Lexington & 5th Ave.
A 2 hour wallkig tour that focuses on the art on display in a part of Midtown Manhattan. Works by such well known contemorary, modern artist as: Frank Steller, Ramond Mason, Jean Dubuffet, Fernand Leger, Robert Cook, Alexander Calder, Andy Warhol, Stuart Davis, Luis Sanguino, Michael Heizer, and Art Deco works by: Hildreth Mier, Louis Rigal, Eli Nadelman, Arthur Convoy plus cut glass windows by Rene Lalique (2½ hour tour) and works by traditional artist such as: Daniel Chester French, Andrew O"Connor, Philip Martiny, Herbert Adams and Charles Keck.
The 2 hour walking tour features:
"Dinoceras" 1971, by: Robert Cook, abstract, bronze scupture
"Psyche" 1999 by Arthur Carter
"Abundance" 1930 by Charles Keck
"The Spirit of Achievement" by NIna Saemondsson
"After Post card Flutter #3", wall tapestry, by: Stuart Davis
The Vanderbilt Portal, 1909 & 1919 by Stanford White, Daniel Chester French, Andrew O'Conner
"The Story of Creation" glass, gold leaf mosiac by: Hildreth Meir
"The Wheel of Life" one of the grandest / largest Art Deco decorations in New York
"Brick Sculpture" a pattern brick relief by: Alexandra Kasuba
Optional: "Cross of the Good Shepard" "Frieze of the Apostles" "Shy Vestment - Trinity" "Grapes of Wheat Lintel" ................and the "Cross of the Resurrection" by: Louise Nevelson plus
"Salta Nel Mio Sacco" 1987, by Frank Stella
"Tapestry of Acrobats" by: Fernand Leger and a wall sized abstract work by Jean Dubuffet
Part of the Berlin Wall
"Levitated Mass" 1982, Michael Heizer
Works by Andy Warhol, Jeff Koons, Robert Indiana (sometimes unavailable)
An example of deconstructivism in a New York skyscraper
A nice example of a modernistic interpretation of classical forms on a New York skyscraper from 1928
"Manhattan Island" 1930, an Art Deco mural by: Arthur Covey
The 2½ hour tour includes:
Rene Lalique's only existing architectural glass work in New York City
The Partheion Cast Collection of the City College of NY (CUNY)
"The Adoration of the Magi" 1620, from the school of Peter Paul Ruben (sometimes unavailable)
Meet 300 Park Ave. between E. 49 St. & E. 50 St.
The walking tour is given by Alfred Pommer a college graduate, an author, an informative native New Yorker and a Licensed New York City Guide, who has spent over
25 years researching, creating and leading walking tours in Manhattan's many diverse neighborhoods.
And has written four Manhattan guide books published by The History Press and Arcadia Publishing.
"Exploring Gramercy Park and Union Square" "Exploring Manhattan's Murray Hill" "Exploring New York's SoHo" "Exploring the Original West Village" This is a link to Alfred Pommer's author page at amazon.com