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Art-O-Rama: Where to See the Best Public Art in New York

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It's been a few since New York has witnessed any public art on the scale of the tree-killing, revenue generating Olafur Eliasson waterfalls, but it's everywhere. Small, large, visible from a sidewalk or briefly glimpsed through a moving subway car: we've rounded up seventeen favorites both permanent and temporary for your viewing pleasure. As always, tell us in the comments about all the cool, cerebral, scenic stuff we missed.

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1. Joseph Beuys, 7000 Oaks

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548 W 22nd St
New York, NY 10011

2. Miguel Barcelo, Gran Elefandret

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Union Square Park
New York, NY 10003

3. Bill Brand, Masstransiscope

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Myrtle Ave & Flatbush Avenue Ext
Brooklyn, NY 11201

4. Fritz Koenig, The Sphere

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Battery Park, Broadway
New York, NY 10004

5. Keith Haring, Crack is Wack

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2nd Ave & E 128th St
New York, NY 10035

6. Walter De Maria, Earth Room

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141 Wooster St
New York, NY 10012

7. Sarah Sze, Still Life With Landscape (High Line)

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10th Ave & W 21st St
New York, NY 10011

8. Cleopatra's Needle

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5th Ave & E 80th St
New York, NY 10028

9. Paula Hayes, Land Mind (Lever House)

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390 Park Ave
New York, NY 10022

10. Sol LeWitt, Sol LeWitt:Structures 1965-2006

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City Hall Park
New York, NY 10007

11. UNStudio, New Amsterdam Plein & Pavilion

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1 New York Plaza
New York, NY 10004

12. Keith Haring, Carmine Street Mural

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1 Clarkson St
New York, NY 10014

13. Jean Dubuffet, Groupe de Quatras Arbres, and Louise Nevelson, Shadows and Flags

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Louise Nevelson Plaza
New York, NY 10004

14. Steve Powers, Love Letter to Brooklyn

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422 Fulton St
Brooklyn, NY 11201

15. Alexander Calder, Ordinary

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The Plaza Hotel New York, Central Park S
New York, NY 10019

16. Jeff Koons, Balloon Flower (Red)

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250 Greenwich St
New York, NY 10007

17. Richard Serra (sort of)

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Locust Ave
Bronx, NY 10454

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1. Joseph Beuys, 7000 Oaks

548 W 22nd St, New York, NY 10011

548 W 22nd St
New York, NY 10011

2. Miguel Barcelo, Gran Elefandret

Union Square Park, New York, NY 10003

Union Square Park
New York, NY 10003

3. Bill Brand, Masstransiscope

Myrtle Ave & Flatbush Avenue Ext, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Myrtle Ave & Flatbush Avenue Ext
Brooklyn, NY 11201

4. Fritz Koenig, The Sphere

Battery Park, Broadway, New York, NY 10004

Battery Park, Broadway
New York, NY 10004

5. Keith Haring, Crack is Wack

2nd Ave & E 128th St, New York, NY 10035

2nd Ave & E 128th St
New York, NY 10035

6. Walter De Maria, Earth Room

141 Wooster St, New York, NY 10012

141 Wooster St
New York, NY 10012

7. Sarah Sze, Still Life With Landscape (High Line)

10th Ave & W 21st St, New York, NY 10011

10th Ave & W 21st St
New York, NY 10011

8. Cleopatra's Needle

5th Ave & E 80th St, New York, NY 10028

5th Ave & E 80th St
New York, NY 10028

9. Paula Hayes, Land Mind (Lever House)

390 Park Ave, New York, NY 10022

390 Park Ave
New York, NY 10022

10. Sol LeWitt, Sol LeWitt:Structures 1965-2006

City Hall Park, New York, NY 10007

City Hall Park
New York, NY 10007

11. UNStudio, New Amsterdam Plein & Pavilion

1 New York Plaza, New York, NY 10004

1 New York Plaza
New York, NY 10004

12. Keith Haring, Carmine Street Mural

1 Clarkson St, New York, NY 10014

1 Clarkson St
New York, NY 10014

13. Jean Dubuffet, Groupe de Quatras Arbres, and Louise Nevelson, Shadows and Flags

Louise Nevelson Plaza, New York, NY 10004

Louise Nevelson Plaza
New York, NY 10004

14. Steve Powers, Love Letter to Brooklyn

422 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

422 Fulton St
Brooklyn, NY 11201

15. Alexander Calder, Ordinary

The Plaza Hotel New York, Central Park S, New York, NY 10019

The Plaza Hotel New York, Central Park S
New York, NY 10019

16. Jeff Koons, Balloon Flower (Red)

250 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10007

250 Greenwich St
New York, NY 10007

17. Richard Serra (sort of)

Locust Ave, Bronx, NY 10454

Locust Ave
Bronx, NY 10454