Portraits of former UN chiefs celebrate organization's values

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Portraits of the Secretaries-General, UN Headquarters in NY. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas

The portraits of former UN Secretaries-General that are hanging in UN headquarters in New York serve to celebrate the organization's core values.

That's according to an art historian and portrait expert who has been taking a look at the paintings of the seven former UN chiefs.

As the United Nations celebrates its 70th anniversary, Daniel Dickinson asked New York University's Professor Kenneth Silver what he thinks of the portraits.

Duration:  3'00"

 

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