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Perspectives Art Explained

What makes this Korean pensive bodhisattva so inviting?

Feb 6, 2013 2 MINUTES
"It's more about contemplating the notion of a being or a world that is beyond the one that I'm inhabiting."

Curator Soyoung Lee on a pensive bodhisattva.

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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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