Museum staff offer their personal perspectives on works of art in The Met collection.
Chief librarian Ken Soehner on his favorite depictions of books.
Paper conservator Valerie Faivre brings a French perspective on country scenes, scenes which are disappearing as more and more land is developed.
Educator Edie Watts highlights the subtle and surprising instances where bugs are depicted throughout works in The Met collection.
Imaging coordinator Lucy Redoglia on the celebrations of everyday life throughout history.
Paintings conservator George Bisacca contemplates the little details that create a feeling of familiarity in a work of art.
Curator of European sculpture and decorative arts Ian Wardropper on the profound relationship between touch and sculpture.
Armorer Hermes Knauer reminisces about some of the beautiful objects he has rescued and on the spirituality of craftsmanship.
Associate publisher Gwen Roginsky and her teenage daughter Ana Sofia Meneses relish the drama of the dysfunctional family that is the Olympians.
Curator of American sculpture Thayer Tolles contemplates art created out of gratitude.
Curator of Asian art Denise Leidy uses gesture as the key to unlocking narratives in works of art.