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Whitney Museum of American Art is New York's newest masterpiece

Whitney Museum of American Art is New York's newest masterpiece

Two things to remember about the Whitney Museum of American Art: Buy tickets in advance online, and don't go on a weekend, especially Sundays. Those are the best ways to avoid the lines that sometimes snake around New York City's newest masterpiece. Another thing to remember: Don't miss it. The venerable Whitney moved in the spring from Madison Avenue and 75th Street to a stately steel-and-glass home adjacent to the High Line park on Manhattan's Lower West Side in one of the city's hippest neighborhoods. The area's popularity explains some of the crowds that gather here regularly. But the museum's outstanding collection, recognized as one of the...

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