Perspectives Art Explained

What are the angels on this enameled plaque bearing witness to?

Oct 9, 2013 2 MINUTES
"We're seeing in the angels what we see in one another when we're in difficult times."

Curator Barbara Boehm on "Plaque with Censing Angels."

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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.

Photography by Anne-Marie Kellen

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