At these out-of-the way art galleries in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens, you'll find up-and-coming talent worth watching. These off-the-beaten-path NYC art galleries may seem far-flung, but what they have on view is worth the trip. Here are the best; click through to see what they're showing. Fisher Landau Center for Art This gallery in Queens showcases the personal collection of Emily Fisher Landau. Soloway This Billyburg gallery takes its name from a plumbing and heating business that used to occupy the storefront location. Algus Greenspon This gallery is a revival house for forgotten artistic careers. SculptureCenter SculptureCenter is one of the best places to see work by blossoming and midcareer artists. Broadway 1602 The trek to this upper-level space in the Garment District is worth the trouble.
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Find the best galleries showing fine-art photography in NYC. These galleries are renowned for showing the best work by photographers both established and up-and-coming. Click through to see what's on view now. International Center of Photography The International Center of Photography boasts two floors of exhibition space, as well as a library housing thousands of biographical and photographic files. Aperture Gallery Located in the headquarters of the Aperture Foundation, the Apeture Gallery hosts free artist’s lectures, panel discussions and book signings along with exhibitions. Pace/MacGill Part of Pace Gallery, Pace/MacGill, focuses on photography, showing such established names as Walker Evans, Robert Frank and Irving Penn. Yossi Milo Gallery Yossi Milo’s impressive roster of camera talent encompasses emerging artists as well as more established photographers. Danziger Gallery This contemporary photography gallery opened in 1989 in Soho, and settled into its current Chelsea location in 2004. Howard Greenberg Gallery Founded in 1981 the gallery’s collection includes images snapped by Berenice Abbott, Edward Steichen and Henri Cartier-Bresson. Steven Kasher Gallery This Chelsea space is your best bet for a photographic history of New York. Yancey Richardson Gallery This gallery shows contemporary works by such artists as Hellen van Meene, Sebastião Salgado and William Eggleston. Robert Mann Gallery Robert Mann Gallery specializes in 20th-century masters of photography and a
Browse photo galleries of the best art that New York City has to offer. Slideshow: Top 20 paintings at MoMA TONY's guide to the best pieces on view right now. See more in Art Top ten: MTA subway art See great art with a swipe of your MetroCard. The MTA Arts for Transit program has been commissioning public art for more than 25 years, recruiting big names (Roy Lichtenstein, Nancy Spero) as well as emerging artists. Currently, there are artworks in more than 225 subway stations around the city, with another 70 pieces in progress. Here are ten of our favorites to look out for. If you want more, download the free Arts for Transit app for your iOS or Android phone, which has a searchable directory of artworks along with directions, photos and podcasts. Related:Ten must-sees at the New York Transit MuseumBest subways for street-art spotting Slide show: Top 20 Old Master paintings at the Met TONY's guide to the best pieces on view right now. See more in Art Top 50 New York photographs From daguerreotypes to digital, we round up iconic depictions of NYC moments high and low. See more in Art Related Best photography galleries in New York City These galleries are renowned for showing the best work by photographers both established and up-and-coming. Click through to see what's on view now. International Center of Photography The International Center of Photography boasts two floors of exhibition space, as well as a library housing thousands of biographical and photog
Get an after-hours dose of culture at these museums in New York, which keep their doors open during times when you can actually visit. Hitting NYC’s art institutions after punching out of work can be a real pain. Luckily, these museums in New York—the New Museum, the Whitney and the Brooklyn Museum, among other New York attractions—allow admission well into the evening. Discover where you can catch exhibits at night (often for free!) in our handy guide, custom-made for the busy Gothamite. Bronx Museum of the Arts It's the end of the week, and you don't want to make any more tough decisions. Thankfully, with the BMA's First Fridays, you don't have to. Take in art and music for free once a month, with entertainment such as DJ sets, live jazz bands, video displays and expert Q&As running well into the night. First Friday of the month 6–10pm; free. Brooklyn Museum Target First Saturdays at the beginning of every month lets you wander the museum until 11pm, taking breaks to hear music, sip drinks and enjoy cool activities related to the current shows. Line up early to secure tickets to see movies or to take limited-space classes, or become a member for preferential treatment. First Saturday of the month 5–11pm; free. Discovery Times Square This exhibit center off Times Square keeps its doors open until 9pm on weekends, so you can join the chorus and catch some culture when the sun goes down. Fri, Sat until 9pm, last admission 8pm; $27. The Metropolitan Museum of Art The Met has