Perspectives Art Explained

What this Tang dynasty figure represents about human beauty and its moment in time

Oct 16, 2013 2 MINUTES
"It also tells us a lot about human nature, about this constant and eternal pursuit of beauty."

Curator Jason Sun on a "Seated court lady" from the Tang Dynasty.

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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 Joseph Coscia, Jr.

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