Attractions in Upper East Side
This five storey, marble-floored French Neoclassical mansion offers quality art from impressionists to pop artists, like Lucian Freud, Jean-Michel Basquiat, James Rosenquist and Picasso.
Asia Society and Museum
Founded in 1956, the Asia Society and Museum has a regular program of films, performances and lectures. Along with this, there are changing exhibitions of both traditional and modern art.
The gallery was founded by one of the most leading dealers of the 20th century, Leo Castelli who encouraged many artists. The gallery show excellent works by artists like Roy Lichtenstein, Ed Ruscha, Jackson Pollock, Andy Warhol, Robert Morris and others.
El Museo Del Barrio
Located on the edge of this neighbourhood, El Museo Del Barrio focuses on Latin American and Caribbean art. The gallery also boasts of works by self-taught artists from New York, Puerto Rico, Latin America and the Caribbean. The permanent collection of the gallery includes artifacts, sculpture, video, films and traditional art from various parts of Latin Art.
Carl Schurz Park, Intrepid Sea, Air & Space museum, Gagosian Madison Avenue and Blum & Poe New York are other famous attractions to check out in Upper East Side.