Inside the Met

A Native American Perspective on a Classic Painting

Clip: Episode 2 | 2m 42s | Video has closed captioning.

Learn what inspired Native American artist Kent Monkman to make his nonbinary alter ego the hero of these two paintings in The Great Hall.

Aired: 05/28/21

Rating: NR

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Original production funding for Inside The Met is provided by Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation, The Jaharis Family Foundation, Seton Melvin Charitable Trust, Elaine and W. Weldon Wilson, Anderson Family …

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