The Rockefeller Center Public Art Tour
Murals - Sculptures - Reliefs - Architecture - History - Interesting Pictures and Stories

A Walking Tour or Slide Show of Rockefeller Center's Public Art

Private Walking Tours (about 2 hours) and Slideshows (about 1½ hours) are available all year (212 979 2388)

Both the walking tour & the slideshow feature an exploration of the art, history and architecture of Rockefeller Center with biographical information about John D. Rockefeller. The walking tour includes a walk through the underground plaza, with its shops, restaurants and passageways that connect the Center's original 12 buildings. Both the tour & the slideshow examine some of Manhattan's finest and most interesting examples of sculpture and murals that are mistakenly passed over daily - as just architectural sculptures or public paintings - and people fail to realize that right here on the streets and on the public walls and ceilings of Rockefeller Center, are works from some of the great artists of the twentieth century. The purpose of the tour / slideshow is to examine the art and increase our awareness and appreciation of the art that has been on display for over 3/4 of a century at the center.

Featuring information and pictures about:

Find out about the controversies connected to Rockefeller Center's art works:

We will see the works of such widely acclaimed sculptors and painters as:

The 2 hour walking tour ($120.) includes an itinerary with 26 stops or a 3 hour ($180.) version with 36 stops
The 3 hour tour includes 2 landmark buildings on 5th Ave.that are not a part of Rockefeller Center. The 3 hour tour will sometimes include some of the next generation of artist represented in the additions to Rockefeller Center in the 1960's (between 6th & 7th Avenues) with the works of artist such as:
Fritz Glarner (1899 - 1972); and Josef Albers (1888 - 1976)William Crovello (1929 - )
The 3 hour walking tour also includes works by such well known and accomplished artist of the day as,:
Leo Frielander (1890 - 1966); Gaston Lachaise (1882 - 1935); Robert Garison (1895 - 1946); Hildreh Meiere (1893 - 1961)

The walking tour meets at: 645 Olympic Tower, Atrium Entrance, On E. 51 St. Between: 5th Ave. & Madison Ave.
E & F Train to 5 Ave.(53 St) or #6 Train to E. 51 St. (Lex. Ave.) or N & R Train to 5 Ave.

The walking tour & the slideshow are given by Alfred Pommer a college graduate, an author, an informative native New Yorker and a Licensed New York City Guide,
who has spent over 25 years researching, creating and leading walking tours in Manhattan's many diverse neighborhoods.
And has written 3 Manhattan guide books published by The History Press
"Exploring Manhattan's Murray Hill"  "Exploring New York's SoHo"   "Exploring the Original West Village"

Interested in a Private Walking Tour or Slide Show ?
Call: (212) 979-2388 for details   http://nycwalk.com   http:nycslideshows.com
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