The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The easiest way to see leaves, of course, is to find a copse or thicket and just look up – but what’s the fun in that?
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.
Controversy surrounds a popular art exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art featuring the paintings of Matisse, Cezanne, Van Gogh, Picasso and Renoir.
New York City is home to world-class galleries, featuring both legendary artists and up-and-coming names you’ll need to know tomorrow. Pop into any of these eight galleries for an all-access pass to some of the art scene’s most stunning works.
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