Perspectives Art Explained

You could get lost in this Turkish sultan's elaborate signature

Mar 6, 2013 2 MINUTES
"By looking closely I really discovered that there is a system. That there is a beauty. There is a sense of music even behind how these flowers work together."

Curator Deniz Beyazit on getting lost in a Turkish tughra.

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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 Katherine Dahab

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