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SOLOW--Sheldon. The Trustees and staff of The Metropolitan Museum of Art mourn the passing of Sheldon Solow, devoted friend and Benefactor. Mr. Solow was an ardent supporter of the Museum for nearly four decades and an active member of the Business Committee and the Visiting Committee of the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art. Along with his wife, Mia Fonssagrives-Solow, he participated in the Chairman's Council and supported a wide range of initiatives, including exhibitions, acquisitions, and conservation. Through his role as Trustee of the Solow Art and Architecture Foundation, Mr. Solow supported the Museum's education programs, providing key funding for college undergraduate internships. The Museum and the countless interns who have benefited from his generosity are grateful for his years of dedication and service. We send our deepest condolences to Mrs. Fonssagrives-Solow and their family. Daniel Brodsky, Chairman; Daniel H. Weiss, President and CEO; Max Hollein, Director

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Published in New York Times on Nov. 25, 2020.
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November 26, 2020
No one can prepare you for a loss; it comes like a swift wind. However, take comfort in knowing God is with you and your family lean on him in your time of need. Please accept my most heartfelt condolences.
Simone Taylor
November 21, 2020
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Mike Offit
November 21, 2020
In loving memory of Sheldon Solow, a Renaissance man, a warm and kind friend, whose vision, humor, and wisdom will live on in the indelible mark he has left on the New York skyline, and the deep void in the hearts of those fortunate enough to have known him well. Godspeed, Sheldon, the pain of the loss will never equal the joy of our friendship.
Michael Offit
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