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Ninja Turtle visits museum to view namesake's art

By
Ben Hooper

Jan. 26 (UPI) -- The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York celebrated its Michelangelo exhibit by having a special guest -- Nina Turtle Michelangelo -- inspect his namesake's works.

The Met posted photos to Twitter showing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Michelangelo -- or at least someone dressed as the half-shelled hero -- taking in some of the works at the museum's Michelangelo Buonarroti exhibition.

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The museum said Thursday's visit was organized in part by tourism website NYCgo.

"This morning we welcomed Michelangelo, one of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (@TMNT) at The Met. Our celebrity guest came to see the work of an artist who happens to share his name," The Met tweeted.

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