Iconic NYC Outdoor Art
Charging Bull by Arturo Di Modica is one of Iconic NYC Outdoor Art.

1. Charging Bull by Arturo Di Modica

8.3
Bowling Green (at Morris St), New York, NY
Outdoor Sculpture · Financial District · 152 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The 7,000-pound Wall Street Bull was created in optimistic response to the 1987 stock market crash and dropped in front of the New York Stock Exchange overnight in 1989. http://tmout.us/knzkC

Crack Is Wack Playground is one of Iconic NYC Outdoor Art.

2. Crack Is Wack Playground

8.6
E 127th St & 2nd Ave, New York, NY
Playground · East Harlem · 11 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The cartoonlike figures, bold letters and vibrating lines in this large mural are characteristic of Haring’s punk graffiti aesthetic. Read more.

LOVE Sculpture by Robert Indiana is one of Iconic NYC Outdoor Art.

3. LOVE Sculpture by Robert Indiana

9.0
1350 Avenue of the Americas (at W 55th St), New York, NY
Outdoor Sculpture · Theater District · 45 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: MoMA helped to popularize Robert Indiana's design by commissioning it for use on its Christmas cards in 1965. Read more.

Union Square Metronome is one of Iconic NYC Outdoor Art.

4. Union Square Metronome

7.4
1 Union Sq S, New York, NY
Public Art · Greenwich Village · 7 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The winner of a national competition organized in 1996 by Public Art Fund, this widely criticized work explores time, history and the city’s perpetual movement. Read more.

The Wall by Forrest Myers is one of Iconic NYC Outdoor Art.

5. The Wall by Forrest Myers

599 Broadway (at W Houston St), New York, NY
Public Art · Greenwich Village · 3 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The Wall initially welcomed controversy when the building’s landlords began selling billboards on the space in 1973. The piece was reinstalled at a higher level in 2007 to allow for advertising below. Read more.

Red Cube by Isamu Noguchi is one of Iconic NYC Outdoor Art.

6. Red Cube by Isamu Noguchi

6.7
140 Broadway (at Liberty St), New York, NY
Outdoor Sculpture · Financial District · 4 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Noguchi combines art and architecture, pointedly emphasizing the setting: A gray cylindrical hole in the cube’s center offers a focused view into the building directly behind it. Read more.

Alamo by Bernard (Tony) Rosenthal is one of Iconic NYC Outdoor Art.

7. Alamo by Bernard (Tony) Rosenthal

7.1
E 8th St & Lafayette St (Astor Place Traffic Island), New York, NY
Public Art · NoHo · 37 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The massive steel sculpture, officially titled Alamo, weighs in at one ton. People come to spin it, just as the artist intended. Read more.

Gay Liberation Monument by George Segal is one of Iconic NYC Outdoor Art.

8. Gay Liberation Monument by George Segal

Christopher Park, Manhattan, NY
Public Art · West Village · 4 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: These figures were created by artist George Segal as a tribute to the Stonewall Inn raid and ensuing riots of 1969, which unfolded nearby.

590 Madison Avenue is one of Iconic NYC Outdoor Art.

9. 590 Madison Avenue

590 Madison Ave, New York, NY
Building · Midtown East · 7 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Alexander Calder's Saurien holds its own despite sitting beneath the cantilevered corner of a skyscraper. See other large-scale works in 590 Madison Avenue’s indoor sculpture garden. Read more.

Duke Ellington Memorial by Robert Graham is one of Iconic NYC Outdoor Art.

10. Duke Ellington Memorial by Robert Graham

8.2
5 Avenue A (Duke Ellington Circle), New York, NY
Public Art · Central Park · 9 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Rising above the trees at the northeast corner of Central Park, the 30-foot-high cast-bronze icon is supported with columns topped by nine muse figures. Read more.