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Deciphering the language of paint in Arshile Gorky's "Water of the Flowery Mill."

Dec 24, 2013 2 MINUTES
"It's like an extraordinary kind of life that is in the process of procreation."

Curator Sheena Wagstaff deciphers the language of Arshile Gorky's painting "Water of the Flowery Mill."

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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. Each episode is interpreted by a Museum photographer.

Photography by Joseph Coscia Jr.

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