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How Liang Kai paints with metaphor

Oct 3, 2013 2 MINUTES
"He's playing on the idea of the deceptive nature of what can be seen on the surface."

Curator Shi-yee Liu on "Poet strolling by a marshy bank," a painting by Liang Kai.

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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 Katherine Dahab

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