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05/29/2013 05:02 pm ET Updated Jul 29, 2013

82nd & Fifth: STARTLED by John Carpenter

In traditional Japanese art, deer symbolize messengers of the gods, and the cry of the deer is associated with longing for one's lover. In this work, however, "[y]our perception of reality, your normal expectations of how you view things, is completely confounded," says curator John Carpenter.

Get a complete, 360-degree look at Kohei Nawa's 2011 sculpture of a magically transformed taxidermied deer.

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