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“The ancestors watch over human activities, but are also connected with the larger workings of the cosmos.”
82nd & Fifth invites 100 curators from across the Museum to talk about 100 works of art that changed the way they see the world.
Field recording courtesy of Eric Kjellgren, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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