Together with the new Facade Commission, the Met has launched a commission program to bring long-term site-specific contemporary works to The Great Hall. Kent Monkman, a Cree artist born in Canada, installed two large-scale paintings that dominate the interior without overwhelming. The detailed works are satirical and serious, reversing common representations of Native Americans in art. Thought-provoking pieces to entertain you while you wait in the coat-check line.

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