The Whitney Museum’s Must See Warhol Exhibit
If you are a fan of Andy Warhol, the Warhol exhibit at the Whitney Museum is a must see! Be sure to check out this widespread collection of some of his most famous works! Located close to Glenwood’s downtown buildings, Glenwood uptown, midtown and west side residents all should not miss this opportunity to see a vast amount of Warhol works in one location!
Step Into Warhol’s World
This is the first time in many decades that a Warhol retrospective show of this magnitude has been curated. On display from November 12thto March 18th2019, Andy Warhol—From A to B and Back Again is truly a treat to visit. The exhibition provides insight into Warhol’s world and life, including an image drawn by his mother Julia Warhola. As you walk through the gallery, you will see how his work shifts through different periods from his focus of portrait, to his flowers, to religious art. You will find yourself being transported into the mind of an evolving artist. The exhibition covers all facets of his work from his very early works of gold shoes, inspired from his days as a commercial artist working for the shoe company I. Miller and Sons, to his very recognizable and renowned pop art.
Make A Day Out Of Your Museum Tour
There are a lot of great things to do by the Whitney! If you want to grab a bite to eat you can stop by Untitled at The Whitney, which is located on the ground level of the Whitney. The restaurant features a seasonal menu that has an assortment of great dishes. If you would like to try a neighborhood restaurant, you might want to try Santina, which is steps from the restaurant located at 820 Washington Street. It features coastal Italian food with a fun interior. If you are looking for somewhere to eat a little more casual but still fantastic you should stop by Bubby’s at 73 Gansevoort Street, which is right across the street from The Whitney. Some menu highlights are the fried chicken biscuit, fried chicken and pancakes, buttermilk biscuits and avocado toast! Make sure you try a slice of pie too! If you live in Glenwood’s downtown buildings Barclay Tower, Liberty Plaza or Tribeca Bridge Tower, these restaurants are closest to you!
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Walk The High Line
If the weather is on the warmer side, the museum is located next to the High Line, so it is easy to take a stroll. The High Line is a roughly 1.5 mile walking path that rests above the city on what used to be a part of the New York Central Railroad. While it is not blooming with green as it is during the spring and summer months, you still will find yourself with a spectacular view!
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