British street artist Banksy has now hit all five boroughs in his month-long New York “residency” and his work has continued to turn heads.
Sculpture gardens offer the best of two lovely worlds: wonderful art and wondrous nature. Here are five in New York worth exploring and enjoying.
The roughly two mile-stretch of Hudson River Park between Grand Street in Tribeca and West 29th in Chelsea offers tremendous views of the New Jersey shoreline, the Manhattan skyline and Lady Liberty herself, along with eight fascinating works of art.
Suse Lowenstein, who lives in Montauk, N.Y., on the far eastern tip of Long Island, has the massive sculpture, called “Dark Elegy,” on display in her backyard garden.
Right now, the sculpture that once stood in the plaza at the World Trade Center can be found in Battery Park.
“The Vision of a Genius” will run from Nov. 3 to April 30, 2011.