Neue Galerie

Neue Galerie information

New York City , USA
1048 Fifth Ave
cnr E 86th St
+1 212 628 6200
Getting there
Subway: 4/5/6 to 86th St
More information
admission $20, 6-8pm 1st Fri of the month free, children under 12 not admitted
Opening hours
11am-6pm Thu-Mon
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This restored Carrère and Hastings mansion from 1914 is a resplendent showcase for German and Austrian art, featuring works by Paul Klee, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner and Egon Schiele. In pride of place on the 2nd floor is Gustav Klimt’s golden 1907 portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer – which was acquired for the museum by cosmetics magnate Ronald Lauder for a whopping $135 million.

This is a small but beautiful place with winding staircases and wrought-iron banisters. It also boasts a lovely, street-level eatery, Café Sabarsky . Avoid weekends (and the free first Friday of the month) if you don’t want to deal with gallery-clogging crowds.