West Village Architecture - New York City Canvas Print
This New York City canvas print features West Village architecture from the corner of 7th Avenue and 14th Street. Years ago, I named this particular print "Generic New York City." Not because it was boring but because of a story that happened on one of my tours of New York City. The tour guide became flustered when the bus was detoured down a street for which she had nothing prepared to say... She sat in silence for a bit... and finally said, "this... this is generic New York..." I loved the term and it became an inside joke with friends the rest of the trip. Anytime I saw something that I thought was quintessential New York City, like these rooftops and building facades, I would call it Generic New York.
And to me the scene from this West Village canvas print is definitely the essence of New York. This is the New York City where people live and dream. And I daresay this is the New York City that many of us who live far away picture whether we've ever set foot in NYC or not. From the pre-war brick architecture to the air conditioners hanging out of windows and, of course, those classic water tanks.
What attracted you to this particular New York City canvas art? Do you call this part of Manhattan home? Or do you, like me, simply love the classic style of generic New York?
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Canvas Prints - Product Information
Stretched canvas prints are a great choice for decorating your home or office. Canvas art is a classic choice that is at home in traditional and modern decor alike.
After the purchase of your canvas print, it is made to your order. The artwork is printed on an acid-free poly/cotton blend canvas. The use of archival inks and substrate means that your canvas art print should last a lifetime without fading or loss of color.
When ordering your print, you have a choice between glossy and matte finishes. While I ordinarily love matte finishes on prints, I do like the sheen that comes on glossy canvas prints. Ultimately I would suggest letting the amount of light in your space guide your choice. In a brightly lit environment, I would lean towards a matte finish to reduce the chance of glare.
There are three wrap styles to choose from for canvas prints. The mirrored wrap choice mirrors and extends the image to the sides of the canvas wrap (without losing any of the original artwork on the front). The majority of the time I would suggest this is the best choice. The other two options are a solid black wrap or white wrap. You can see a preview of each option when selecting wrap color.
After printing, the canvas is stretched over and secured to a wooden frame of 1.5" by 1.5" stretcher bars. The entire production process takes from 10 to 15 business days. Your artwork will arrive in sturdy packaging. The hanging wire will be attached and all hardware necessary to hang your canvas print will be included. Canvas prints are a great ready-to-hang option.