American paintings

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The Met’s Best Blues: Six Paintings At The Metropolitan Museum of Art That Will Cool You Off

It’s no secret, of course, that museums carefully regulate their temperatures to protect their treasures. This climate control makes museums an excellent option for escaping New York City’s heat and humidity. At the Metropolitan Museum of Art, you can get even cooler by seeking out its bluest, chilliest paintings.

CBS New York–07/31/2012