Perspectives Art Explained

The economy of this Persian pen drawing wouldn't be possible without calligraphy

Jul 10, 2013 2 MINUTES
"There's no break in the line; there's no hesitation in the hand of the artist."

Curator Sheila Canby on a Persian drawing of a horseman and groom.

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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 Eileen Travell

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