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82nd & Fifth: CENTERPIECE by Carlos A. Picón

10/24/2013 10:54 am ET | Updated Dec 24, 2013

This statue of the god Dionysus is a Roman copy of a Greek original. The Greek work would have been a religious cult figure in a temple; the Roman object was simply a decorative piece. "One wonders what will an audience in a hundred years think of it," says curator Carlos A. Picón.