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New York has been home to some of the most creative minds in the art world. As a New Yorker, you've probably experienced their work in some form, whether it is the sneakers emblazoned with Curtis Kulig's 'Love Me' design or Ryan McGinness' blacklight paintings at Le Bain. To familiarize yourself with the unique characters that make up New York's art scene, we've rounded up 15 prominent artists that you should know about.