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08/23/2013 10:48 am ET Updated Oct 23, 2013

82nd & Fifth: THE CHOICE by Walter Liedtke

In this painting Rembrandt depicts Aristotle pondering a central moral problem of human experience--Will I be remembered? "The central problem of Western civilization is reduced to one guy who's got to puzzle it out for himself," says curator Walter Liedtke.

Take a closer look at the painting.