Outdoor Sculpture in New York City

The collection of outdoor sculpture in New York City is said to be the "greatest outdoor public art museum" in the United States of America. With works from such great sculptors as Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Daniel Chester French and John Quincy Adams Ward, over 300 sculptures are found on the streets and in parks across the New York metropolitan area. Some of the best known outdoor sculptures in New York City are presented below.

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