5 Pieces to See at the MET | Behind the Masterpiece

Every year, more than seven million people from around the globe visit the celebrated galleries and exhibitions of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. With 17 curatorial departments and more than 2 million works in its permanent collections, The Met contains more treasures than most visitors will ever be able to see in a lifetime. To help guide your trip, here are 5 of the most important artworks to see on your visit!

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0:00 – Intro
0:41 – Temple of Dendur
3:12 – Death of Socrates
6:20 – Portrait of Madame X
8:23 – Washington Crossing the Delaware
10:50 – Buddha of Medicine Bhaishajyaguru
12:46 – Conclusion

If you’d like to learn more about other art topics, click the links below!

✅ A Brief History of Art Movements – https://youtu.be/JWtOFF0iSbo
✅ 10 Pieces to See at the Louvre – https://youtu.be/hPge9W1emZI
✅ Pablo Picasso’s Blue and Rose Period – https://youtu.be/tR5BqBuz9kQ

Directions by Steven Gutheinz
Der Mond by Steven Gutheinz
Just a Touch by Chad Lawson

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