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How this Tiffany hair ornament embodies so much of what the artist was about

Jun 26, 2013 2 MINUTES
"I think he looked at this with special eyes and those eyes help transform the way we look at nature."

Curator Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen on a remarkable hair ornament by Louis C. Tiffany.

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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 Bruce J. Schwarz

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