100 Best Paintings in New York
"100 Best Paintings in New York is an essential guide to the best of the great collections of art open to the public in New York." "Each of the 100 chosen paintings is reproduced in full color with a vivid description that provides both appreciation and analysis and includes fascinating details of how and why the picture was painted. A biographical chronology of the artist's life accompanies each entry together with a listing of contemporary works by other artists." "The authors' illuminating text makes you look afresh at favorite paintings and invites you to discover some that are not so familiar. From Jan van Eyck to Mark Rothko; from Diego Velazquez to Georgia O'Keeffe, 100 Best Paintings in New York covers the complete spectrum of the treasures to be found in the city's unsurpassed galleries."--BOOK JACKET.