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Throughout 2013, The Met invited curators from across the Museum to each talk about one artwork that changed the way they see the world.
"I think it is one of the first conceptual art projects that I’m aware of."
"Being able to recognize a face is one of those fundamental survival skills."
"This painting is incredibly honest; Pollock isn't trying to fool us in any way."
"Medieval art is very much about a multi-media experience."
"The construction defies any usual dress-making norms."
"It’s actually a celebration of the exalted status of being drunk."
"As a piece of purely decorative art, it holds its own with the best."
"So much about dance vocabulary has to do with line."
"So rarely do we get a real snapshot of an individual."
"It reminds me of extraordinary vacations spent by the seashore."