Perspectives Art Explained

Rusticware that reflects the period's fascination with exploring the natural world

Nov 25, 2013 2 MINUTES
"It reminds me of extraordinary vacations spent by the seashore."

Curator Yassana Croizat-Glazer on an ornate pilgrim flask by Bernard Palissy.

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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 Paul Lachenauer

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