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Gapstow Bridge Color Digital Photography by Russ Bach
Gapstow Bridge Color Digital Photography by Russ Bach
Gapstow Bridge by Russ Bach

Winter remakes New York City, bringing it into a new, clearer view. The snow and low light breathe new life into old favorites, and it brings a charisma all its own to the streets and towers.

No matter the weather outside, we often want to reconnect to the contemplative feeling of winter. It’s a season of cozying up as we watch the snow drift down beyond our window. It’s a season of wonderful holidays. It’s a season of reflection.

That might be why winter in New York has inspired so much incredible art. These pieces show a city that continues…


Times Square Watercolor Painting by Roustam Nour
Times Square Watercolor Painting by Roustam Nour
Times Square by Roustam Nour

It doesn’t get more iconic than Times Square.

The flashing lights, the bustling traffic, the famous streets. When you think of New York City, Times Square always comes to mind.

What makes Times Square so special? Maybe it’s the enormous, groundbreaking ads. Or, it could be the legendary New Year’s Celebration that has been going on every year since 1907, sometimes with a million people in attendance. Maybe it’s the plethora of entertainment options and tourist attractions available.

Lying at the very heart of Manhattan, Times Square sits at the intersection of Broadway (yes, that Broadway) and 7th Avenue. Running…


New York Skyline oil painting by Roustam Nour
New York Skyline oil painting by Roustam Nour
New York Skyline by Roustam Nour

You are walking along the Brooklyn Promenade. It’s evening. In the distance is the proud Brooklyn Bridge. Your eye follows the river of lights that flows across it until your gaze arrives at the island of Manhattan. The low sun splashes yellow light across the shining faces of the buildings.

Over the next half hour, you watch as the sky darkens and the city underneath brightens — as if the two are trading the light. And off in the waters beyond stands the Statue of Liberty, raising her lamp beside the golden door.

Downtown New York is one of the…


Central Park West fine art photography by Russ Bach
Central Park West fine art photography by Russ Bach
Central Park Bow Bridge by Russ Bach

Central Park is a jewel in the center of New York City. Located in Manhattan and surrounded by towering buildings that hum with the heat and bustle of the greatest city on Earth, Central Park extends grandly over 843 acres. Its size, beauty, and unbelievable location have turned this urban green-space into one of the most loved spaces in the United States.

In fact, the park is so notable that it boasts 38 million visitors a year and holds the title for the most filmed location on the planet.

It’s easy to see why it is so treasured. It represents…

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