Venus De Milo, by Jim Dine, 6th Avenue at west 53rd Street. The ancient original is on display in Louvre, I believe
Actually there are three Venuses on the same corner, emerging from a water pool
NBC Studios entrance to GE Building
Another entrance with more reliefs
Gift of Earth to Mankind
Commerce and Industry by Attilio Piccirilli above the doorway of the International building at 636 Fifth Avenue. Was installed in May 1936. The guy is Commerce (for some reason holding on to a sledgehammer), and the girl represents Industry
British Empire Building (Cole Haan) -"Industries of Great Britain" by Carl Paul Jenewin (1933)
... and Cotton
La Maison Francaise - The history of France by Rene Paul Chamberllan
Radio City Music Hall
Drama by Hildreth Meiere
Plaque of the Rockettes on the facade of Radio City Music Hall. Rockettes were a precision dance company which performed out of Radio City Music Hall for 77 years - five shows a day, seven days a week. I don't think they were performing topless, as the plaque may suggest. Still - nice forms.
Bas relief by Robert Garrison.
Evening, by Robert Garrison
Radio City Mosaic
Polichrome bas relief, 30 Rockfeller Plaza. Light, floating in the clouds - by Lee Lawree, 1937
Channel Gardens and Promenade - Mankind Figure - Maiden, by Paul Manship, 1933
Three beauties swimming with fishes. Not even dolphins...
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