Metropolitan Museum 1000 Fifth Ave. @ 82nd St. Admission: Recommended One of the world’s largest + finest museums Every category of art from every part of the world
Metropolitan Museum Current Exhibitions Game of Kings: Medieval ivory chess pieces Steins Collection: Matisse, Picasso, Parisian artists Storytelling in Japanese Art: Illustrations of Japanese art
Guggenheim 1071 Fifth Avenue @ 89th St. Admission: $18 Adults/$15 Students Built by Frank Lloyd Wright New York City Landmark
Guggenheim Current Exhibitions: John Chamberlain: large-scale foil, iron sculptures Kandinsky: abstract art; geometric shapes (Ongoing) Picasso, Cezanne, Gaugin, Monet, Van Gogh
American Museum of Natural History Central Park West @ 79th St. Admission: Recommended Natural History & Science Rose Center for Earth & Space – Hayden Planetarium
American Museum of Natural History Current Exhibitions Journey to the Stars: Space show when first stars were born Creatures of Light: Organisms that produce light Born to Be Wild: IMAX Film
MOMA 11 West 53rd St. between 5th& 6th Ave. Largest collection of artwork created between 1880-present Drawings, Paintings, Photography, Film, Sculptures, Design Target Free Friday Nights: 4 - 8pm every Friday
MOMA Current Exhibitions Diego Rivera: Large murals, images of Mexico Cindy Sherman: Contemporary artist; portraits Words in the World: Series of performances
The Frick 1 E. 70th St. between Madison & 5th Ave. Admission: Adults $18/ Students $10 Classic 16th – 18th century European art
Idioms “State of the art” Using the latest technology Ex: My new Mac computer is state of the art. “Work of art” Literally, a piece of art Ex: That Picasso painting is a lovely work of art. OR, a good result through your efforts Ex: Your project was very well-done, it was a work of art. “Have something down to a fine art” To be able to do something very well, usually because you have been doing it for a long time. Ex: The chef has grilling steak down to a fine art.
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