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Perspectives Art Explained

How Winslow Homer evokes the power of nature with just a few elements

Jun 5, 2013 2 MINUTES
"The sea is a universal realm, and it's a place that we don't really understand."

Curator H. Barbara Weinberg explains Winslow Homer's "Northeaster."

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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 Paul Lachenauer

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