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Piotr Uklanski says his work is based on things “you’d dismiss at first,” which is another way of saying he borrows from low culture. His installations have included everything from a light-up disco floor to images of movie Nazis. Now he’s dipping into high culture, thanks to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which asked him to curate objects from its collection for an exhibit concurrent with a show featuring his own photos. Time Out New York asked the Polish Conceptualist to explain his picks, which seem to tell a story of love and death.