Perspectives Art Explained

This painting has more to do with the act of painting than with the actual narrative

Jul 10, 2013 2 MINUTES
"It's a still image, but I see it in motion."

Curator Asher Miller on "The Abduction of Rebecca" by Eugène Delacroix.

Explore this object:

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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