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New York City

At the beginning of the 20th century, New York represented the gateway to the American continent with the passage through Ellis Island. Today, this gathering of people from diverse backgrounds is now one of the most important, and most visited cities in the world . Cinema, literature, and visual arts have tried to capture the unique complexity of the city that never sleeps.

From Lewis Wickes Hine's famous photograph of workers having lunch sitting on a steel beam at a skyscraper construction site to Vivian Maier's street scenes, the city's fascination lives on today. 

And yet, of the immunrable artworks depicting the city, none of them has managed to fully represent the buzzing atmosphere of the big apple, a place full of history, dreams, disillusions and skyscrapers. 

It is hard to depict all these things, but perhaps even harder to choose only one aspect to focus on. Because what would one choose? To successfully capture New York's essence and unique atmosphere, the artist has to consider its colours, avenues, the diversity of its crowds, its decadence. Then they must depict Hudson River and the Statue of Liberty, the Chrysler Tower and the Empire State Building as well as touch upon the scars of terrorism or the asphalt vibrations created by the metro rumbling through the underground tunnels. But New York is also a city filled with joy, music, success, a city of love and with an intoxicating atmosphere, it can be as red as the Brooklyn Bridge or as green as Central Park's leaves. In short, it is a city that goes beyond words and even perhaps beyond images.

Gottfried Salzmann's work highlights these complexities. A multidisciplinary artist, he works on fluidity and transparency, calling himself a painter of water. He produces artworks that hover at the frontier of drawing, prints, and photography, evanescent and surrealist. As for painting, Daniel Castan and Patrice Palacio create urban landscapes of empty streets, where the vapour that surrounds the contours of buildings reveals the city's unstoppable activity. On the other hand, Jerome Liebling, a street photographer, focuses on the individual, like as a child leaning against a 1949 car, taken by surprise by the photographer's gaze. 

These artists take us on a wonderful journey to New York City and their artworks leave us wondering: are we really seeing New York as it is or are these images only showing us the city as it appears through the artists' eyes ?


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Eva Prieto, New York, Painting

Eva Prieto

New York, 2018
31.9 x 23.6 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$2,335

Franck Doat, Collection New-York Autrement American Dream, Photography

Franck Doat

Collection New-York Autrement American Dream, 2011
31.5 x 23.6 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$2,451

Vito Acconci, 5th Avenue give and take, Print

Vito Acconci

5th Avenue give and take, 1999
37 x 27.6 inch
Print

$2,335

Our recommendations David Bradford, Exiting the taxi, Photography

David Bradford

Exiting the taxi, 1994
7.9 x 11.8 inch
Photography

$817

Didier Lourenço, Manhattan III, Painting

Didier Lourenço

Manhattan III, 2017
13.2 x 10.8 inch
Painting

$876

Our recommendations Richard Poumelin, Ice, Painting

Richard Poumelin

Ice, 2019
19.7 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$2,218

Marc Harrold, Flatiron, Photography

Marc Harrold

Flatiron, 2012
68.9 x 26.8 x 1 inch
Photography

$6,000

Karel de Gendre, New York light tulip, Photography

Karel de Gendre

New York light tulip, 2010
19.7 x 15.7 x 1.6 inch
Photography

$1,401

Samuel Anderson, New York #2, Photography

Samuel Anderson

New York #2, 2011
39.4 x 39.4 x 2 inch
Photography

$1,109

Sylvie Benoit, Brooklyn Arche, Photography

Sylvie Benoit

Brooklyn Arche, 2015
31.5 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch
Photography

$3,035

Benoit Havard, Avenue à New-York, Painting

Benoit Havard

Avenue à New-York, 2016
31.5 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$2,043

Our recommendations Gottfried Salzmann, NY Midtown, Print

Gottfried Salzmann

NY Midtown, 2018
23.6 x 15.7 inch
Print

$409

Gottfried Salzmann, New York by Night, Print

Gottfried Salzmann

New York by Night, 2015
23.6 x 15.7 inch
Print

$525

Gottfried Salzmann, New York d'en haut, Painting

Gottfried Salzmann

New York d'en haut, 2017
28.7 x 12.6 inch
Painting

$6,304

Our recommendations Gottfried Salzmann, NY Crossroads, Painting

Gottfried Salzmann

NY Crossroads, 2017
42.5 x 28.7 inch
Painting

$13,775

Our recommendations Gottfried Salzmann, Reflet New York, Drawing

Gottfried Salzmann

Reflet New York, 2013
11.8 x 18.5 inch
Drawing

$4,319

Olivier Catté, NY723, Painting

Olivier Catté

NY723, 2007
38.2 x 63.8 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$7,004

Pierre Olié, New-York Urban, Print

Pierre Olié

New-York Urban, 2016
23.6 x 23.6 x 0.4 inch
Print

$560

Our recommendations Tony Soulié, New-York, Painting

Tony Soulié

New-York, 2015
23.6 x 35.4 x 2 inch
Painting

$5,253

Quik (Lin Felton), Twin NYC, Drawing

Quik (Lin Felton)

Twin NYC, 2015
15 x 18.9 inch
Drawing

$934

Pierre Kroll, New York, Print

Pierre Kroll

New York, 2013
27.2 x 41.3 x 1.2 inch
Print

$1,471

Joaquim Falcó, Manhattan, Painting

Joaquim Falcó

Manhattan, 2015
39.4 x 39.4 x 2 inch
Painting

$1,518

Roger Schall, New York city 1935, Photography

Roger Schall

New York city 1935, 2017
15.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch
Photography

$957

Our recommendations Patrice Palacio, NY - II, Painting

Patrice Palacio

NY - II, 2014
74.8 x 51.2 x 2 inch
Painting

$12,257

Angie Brooksby, Times Square Promises, Painting

Angie Brooksby

Times Square Promises, 2011
23.6 x 47.2 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$2,218

David Bradford, Umbrella on Madison Avenue & 37th St., Photography

David Bradford

Umbrella on Madison Avenue & 37th St., 1993
15.7 x 23.6 inch
Photography

$1,459

HM, New-York 6, Painting

HM

New-York 6, 2016
39.4 x 39.4 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$3,502

HM, New-York 2, Painting

HM

New-York 2, 2015
36.6 x 23.6 inch
Painting

$2,918

Rebecca King, New Yorker, Print

Rebecca King

New Yorker, 2015
19.7 x 19.7 inch
Print

$331

Nicolas Boutruche, Sixtine Avenue, Photography

Nicolas Boutruche

Sixtine Avenue, 2011
43.3 x 43.3 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$3,385

Remi Bertoche, US ambiance, Print

Remi Bertoche

US ambiance, 2012
23.6 x 35.4 x 1.2 inch
Print

$584

Remi Bertoche, Fire city sky, Print

Remi Bertoche

Fire city sky, 2012
23.6 x 35.4 x 1.2 inch
Print

$584

Fabien Vieilletoile, Too much drinking, Photography

Fabien Vieilletoile

Too much drinking, 2012
41.3 x 27.2 x 1.2 inch
Photography

$805

Hélène Vallas, New York, Photography

Hélène Vallas

New York, 2015
22.8 x 31.5 x 2 inch
Photography

$876

Vladimir Bazan, New York, Photography

Vladimir Bazan

New York, 2010
17.3 x 11 inch
Photography

$1,518

Marion Zimmermann, New York City Streets - Empire State Building, Painting

Marion Zimmermann

New York City Streets - Empire State Building, 2016
47.2 x 31.5 x 0.5 inch
Painting

$1,623

Sergio Mesa, Muro en New York, Photography

Sergio Mesa

Muro en New York, 1998
16.5 x 23.2 inch
Photography

$759

Jerome Liebling, Boy and car, New York City, Photography

Jerome Liebling

Boy and car, New York City, 1949
16 x 16 inch
Photography

$8,500

Fabien Vieilletoile, Cops, Photography

Fabien Vieilletoile

Cops, 2012
41.3 x 27.2 x 1.2 inch
Photography

$922

Fabien Vieilletoile, Times square, Photography

Fabien Vieilletoile

Times square, 2012
36.6 x 55.1 x 1.2 inch
Photography

$1,121

Fabien Vieilletoile, Autown, Photography

Fabien Vieilletoile

Autown, 2012
25.6 x 98.4 x 1.2 inch
Photography

$1,377

Anne Valverde, NY Exit, Photography

Anne Valverde

NY Exit, 2016
39 x 39 inch
Photography

$5,000

Harry Benhaiem, N.O.B.O.D.Y (NYC Sky), Photography

Harry Benhaiem

N.O.B.O.D.Y (NYC Sky), 2016
15.7 x 23.6 inch
Photography

$817

Claude Guillaumin, New York Profile, Photography

Claude Guillaumin

New York Profile, 1969
11.8 x 15.7 inch
Photography

$1,868

Marion Zimmermann, New York City Streets l, Painting

Marion Zimmermann

New York City Streets l, 2014
29.5 x 19.7 x 0.6 inch
Painting

$525

Karel de Gendre, New York Times Square, Photography

Karel de Gendre

New York Times Square, 2010
19.7 x 29.5 x 1.6 inch
Photography

$2,685

Karel de Gendre, New York Psychedelic taxis, Photography

Karel de Gendre

New York Psychedelic taxis, 2010
43.3 x 31.5 x 1.6 inch
Photography

$5,020

Sylvie Benoit, Brooklyn pont, Photography

Sylvie Benoit

Brooklyn pont, 2015
16.1 x 27.6 x 1.2 inch
Photography

$1,401

o2c, NYC 8:00 AM, Photography

o2c

NYC 8:00 AM, 2007
19.7 x 29.5 x 1.2 inch
Photography

$1,166

Etcaetera, Corner, Drawing

Etcaetera

Corner, 2016
39.4 x 39.4 x 2.4 inch
Drawing

$2,218

Etcaetera, Park, Drawing

Etcaetera

Park, 2016
39.4 x 39.4 x 2.4 inch
Drawing

$2,218

Axel Morin, USA, New York City. Brooklyn, Photography

Axel Morin

USA, New York City. Brooklyn, 2015
19.7 x 27.6 inch
Photography

$409

Gottfried Salzmann, Sans titre (Vue de New York), Print

Gottfried Salzmann

Sans titre (Vue de New York), 2017
30.7 x 24 x 0.4 inch
Print

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Wilfred Lang, New York #2, Painting

Wilfred Lang

New York #2, 2017
37 x 47.2 x 1 inch
Painting

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Wilfred Lang, New York #6, Print

Wilfred Lang

New York #6, 2017
39.4 x 39.4 x 1 inch
Print

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Samuel Anderson, New York , Photography

Samuel Anderson

New York , 2013
39.4 x 39.4 x 2 inch
Photography

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