Since its beginnings as an important port city, New York has had a great artistic tradition. Along the years the city has experienced an artistic development in both fashion and cultural way. Everything in New York reflects art, from its urban style, buildings and parks to the graffiti of its walls.
Nowadays, New York is a cultural hub that is a reference point for artists of all disciplines; therefore it offers great opportunities for both artists and visitors who want to experience the cultural richness of a vibrating city.
The Big Apple is a great venue for plastic arts with more than 500 art galleries such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art and the New Museum where painting, sculpture, photography, drawing and prints are exhibited with several artistic exhibitions that are organized along the year.
Broadway theatre is worldwide recognized due to its high level plays and its musical comedy, making it undoubtedly the most famous in the world. Regarding cinema, New York is the second largest center for the film industry in the United States and it hosts several film festivals every year.
Music is something you breathe while walking around New York’s streets. On its thousands of clubs or in cultural institutions such as the Lincoln Center, visitors could listen from opera to funk passing by Alternative Rock, Reggae and Jazz. Musical shows are presented everyday at icons such as the Radio City Hall or the Madison Square Garden, where some of the most famous musical bands of all genres have presented live performances. Shows for free are frequently organized at central park.
New York has seen artists such as Woody Allen, David Blaine, Humphrey Bogart, Maria Callas, 50 cent, David Johansen, Calvin Klein, Lenny Kravitz, Al Pacino, Edith Wharton and Christina Aguilera born and grow.
Come and enjoy an environment of cosmopolitan art between the graffiti, street dancers, magicians, fashion parades and music performers of a city which’s culture never sleeps.
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