The NewMu gives over its Lobby Gallery to Altfest's intricate hyperrealist still lifes and figurative canvases, which often focus on such unconventional details as a corpulent male model's ass crack.
"Ellen Altfest: Head and Plant"
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|Cross street:||at Prince St|
|Opening hours:||Wed, Fri–Sun 11am–6pm; Thu 11am–9pm|
|Transport:||Subway: J, Z to Bowery; 6 to Spring St|
|Price:||$16, seniors $14, students $10, children under 18 free. Thu 7–9pm pay as you wish with a suggested minimum of $2.|