The J. Paul Getty Museum

[Park Avenue at night, New York]

Object Details

Title:

[Park Avenue at night, New York]

Artist/Maker:

Aaron Siskind (American, 1903 - 1991)

Culture:

American

Place:

New York, New York, United States (Place Created)

Date:

about 1930–1933

Medium:

Gelatin silver print

Object Number:

93.XA.46.83

Dimensions:

8 × 5.4 cm (3 1/8 × 2 1/8 in.)

Copyright:

© Aaron Siskind Foundation

Credit Line:

Gift of the Aaron Siskind Foundation

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Object Description

Nighttime view of Park Avenue looking toward the Helmsley Building, previously known as New York Central Building. The Helmsley Building is off-center in the image. Some cars can be seen traveling along the opposing lanes of the avenue.