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Perspectives Art Explained

The celestial globe that features mythology, science, and technology

Nov 26, 2013 2 MINUTES
"As a piece of purely decorative art, it holds its own with the best."

Curator Clare Vincent gives a detailed look at the "Celestial globe with clockwork" by Gerhard Emmoser.

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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 Eileen Travell

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