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Museum of Modern Art

I have to admit when I heard we were going to the MOMA, Museum of Modern Art, inside I cringed. My inner art snob thought “I’m not going to like this.” Much like a stubborn child who turns his nose up at green vegetables. Visions of metal sculptures made of “junk” and paint splattered canvases […]

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The Jewish Museum of New York City

This is another small museum only in the perspective of being on the NYC Museum Mile by Central Park. The current exhibit (Jan 2010) is of Man Ray, best known as a photographer, is a key member of the Dada and Modernist Movements. Why the exhibit is here was a surprise to us, it turns […]

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American Folk Art Museum

American folk art may be remarkable for the cultural clues it holds, but these often become elusive when the artworks are removed from the context of their creation. For the better part of the twentieth century, however, this is exactly how folk art has been perceived, following a museum model that was established early in […]

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Neue Galerie

Neue Galerie The Neue Galerie is a small gallery, which along NYC’s museum mile is still pretty impressive. In addition to the collections of Ronald S. Lauder and Serge Sabarsky. The most amazing part of the collection is one of the most recognizable of Klimt’s works, ‘Adele Bloch-Bauer 1’ – recently returned from the Bloch-Baue […]

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The Frick Collection

The Frick Collection/ The Frick can only be called a small museum in contrast with the NY Met that is across the street by a few blocks. On NY’s Museum Mile, the Frick is a classic example of what a moderately wealthy collector could do at the turn of the 1900’s. Also they are responsible […]

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The Hyde Collection

  A great small museum – in Hyde Park, NY The Museum offers a world class collection of objects that span the history of western art from the fourth century BC through the twentieth century. The Museum’s founders, Louis and Charlotte Hyde, acquired the majority of objects during a fifty-year period of avid and highly […]

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