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"SURVIVAL OF SERENA" at Petrosino Square: It's fun to see the double takes from passersby when they see this sculpture of a woman in an inner tube. (Aug. 29, 2012)(Credit: Michael Nagle)

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NYC public art: sculptures on display

The explosion in high-quality outdoor sculptures means your New York City art viewing isn't relegated to the inside of museums -- an especially nice thing in beautiful September weather. Forget about pigeon-topped statues of founding fathers or bland corporate plaza art -- New York City has gotten a lot smarter about its public spaces and its public art. Here's a guide to some of the best on view now. --TED LOOS. Special to Newsday

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