One of the most important museums in the world; a wonderful Skyline; the famous Bates Motel of Master Hitchcok's masterpiece Psycho.
What do these three elements have in common?
The answer is called Pyscho Barn. This is the temporary installation chosen for this year from Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York (picture above), on his Roof Garden. The exhibition is open to the 31 October 2016.
Psycho Barn is the work of the British artist Cornelia Parker, and is installed on the MET "terrace". An extraordinary and incredible place, south-west of the fifth floor of the Museum. There is a bar and even flowerbeds in this incredible terrace / garden. A fantastic place, with a view that really leaves you breathless, giving a wonderful view of Manhattan.
Right in this fantastic place, you will have the opportunity to walk and see the incredible work of Cornelia Parker. Psycho Barn, as the name suggests, is inspired by the infamous Motel of the film Psycho; but, at the same time, also at the Red Barn, that is, the red barn that is part of the rural landscape of the United States. The work is in 2 / 3 scale compared to the original; it consists exclusively of the roof and the two facades. The structure is supported by scaffolding and pylons that are not visible.
If you were in New York, do not forget to take a trip to the Psycho Barn in MET's Roof Gard. On the other hand, we are talking about MET, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. One of the most important museums in the world.
How to get:
With the Metro, lines 4, 5, 6 stop 86th street.
Open every day; from March to October from 10 to 17.15; from November to February from 10 to 16: 45. Closed for Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1 and the first Sunday of May.
Entry is "free" with a voluntary offer; in fact, the suggested offer for an adult is 20 $, 10 $ for students and free for children under 12 years accompanied by adults.
The cost of the ticket includes a visit to the Cloisters, the part of the museum located in Central Park.
Kanoa recommends the CityPass New York, which includes the Metropolitan Museum: just click here, to get discounts on attractions and skip the line that is often kilometric.
Official website Metropolitan Museum: www.metmuseum.org
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