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The Met

Recommended by

Lily Rafii Fashion Designer

on December 9th 2006
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  • Info

  • Address

  • 1000 5th Avenue
    at 82nd Street
  • New York
  • NY
  • 10028
  • Upper East Side
  • Contact

  • 212 535 7710
  • Website

  • metmuseum.org
  • Cost

  • (recommended)
    $20 Adults
    $10 Seniors
    $07 Students
    Free Children under 12
  • Opening Hours

  • Sun, Tue-Thu 9:30am-5:30pm
    Fri-Sat 9:30am-9pm
    Mon Closed
  • Directions

  • 4 5 6 to 86th St
  • Additional Info

  • Permanent collections contains over 2 million works of art from around the world, from classical antiquity to paintings and sculptures from European masters and extensive collections of American art.
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Recommendation

Lily Rafii Says

The Metropolitan Museum of Art's endless treasures and stellar exhibits offer historical context. Recently on view was Cezanne to Picasso, which encompasses many of my favorite artists. The name of my company, Felix Rey, actually comes from a Van Gogh painting usually housed at the Pushkin. Felix Rey was the doctor who treated Van Gogh when he cut his ear and Van Gogh thanked him by painting his portrait. Interestingly enough, Dr. Rey's mother was so disgusted with the painting she used it to cover a hole in their chicken coup! Lucky for New Yorker's, it's on view at the Met until January as a part of the Vollard exhibit. The painting is bold, vivid, and inspirational.

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