smithsonian:

“He’s struggling to find his place and he dives into the face of that little kid. It almost brings me to tears because he’s having a soul-wrenching, life changing experience. When he comes out of that painting he will not be the same.”

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Eleanor Harvey, senior curator at the Smithsonian @americanartmuseum, on how “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” perfectly illustrates the power of art museums