Traditionally, hotels have been home to some of the world's worst art—mass-produced schlock cheap enough that a cigarette burn or errant elbow wouldn't put a big dent in the hotel's bottom line. But with the rise of the boutique hotel, and their more discerning clientele, top-quality art has become a centerpiece of the public spaces in some American hotels. Find ten of the best—in no particular order—mapped below and then explore lobby art around the Curbed local markets in fuller detail.
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