With a proposal this spot on, this insanely on point, it has to be documented and put up in a museum as it’s own display.
Redditor krysxvi and his girlfriend decided to hit up the Metropolitan Museum of Art on a recent trip to New York City. But what his girlfriend didn’t know is that one specific piece of art was made for her eyes only.
Here’s how it all went down:
Story: In September we took a trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. As we walked the aisles of art from ancient times and contemporary alike, they happened upon a room of Picasso’s art (Marybeth’s favorite). My brother and sister in law were able to then hang the painting I had made of himself proposing to Marybeth wearing the red polka dot dress next to a Picasso. After I was given the signal I brought my girlfriend to the painting where she began immediately began crying when she realized that the painting was of what was about to take place. I bent the knee and she nodded yes as tears traveled down her rosy cheeks. Her cousin, who had been undercover waiting for them to arrive at the museum, beautifully documented the moment through her photography.
Our collective hearts:
Soon after I rose back to my feet, we were greeted by a less than happy guard who told them to remove the painting from the wall and suggested that we leave. After a few more quick photos, the gang left the building and the rest is history or should I say…art history.
Can we talk about how insanely on point the art is?
Her face. I mean, yeah, most utterly shocked people make that face but it’s still eerily accurate.
But how did he know about that dress??
I knew she’d be wearing that dress because I had her mom buy it a few weeks in advance for her and then convinced her to wear it that day.
Wow. Ok, risky because one moment we ladies can be super excited about an outfit, and then change our minds at the very last moment. But does he know his woman!
On how he actually pulled off this stunt:
Also I had asked a few other small museums for permission to do this and none obliged so I just said f it and decided I just do it at the biggest museum I could think of and ask for forgiveness rather than permission.
Of course, there were a couple of art fans in the comments who would seriously advise people not to do this.
And in true internet form, someone imagined it as a movie, because it’s just that darn cute.
Best wishes to the happy couple!