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Peter Barnet

Peter Barnet is the senior curator in the Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters.

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Renovating The Cloisters: Maintaining the Vision

Peter Barnet, Senior Curator, Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters

Posted: Friday, June 28, 2013

"Creating the Cloisters," the spring issue of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin written by curator Timothy B. Husband, is an engaging and nuanced narrative of the early history of The Cloisters. As a complement to that narrative, I'd like to review the more recent gallery renovations and reinstallations that have been undertaken, all guided by the principle of maintaining the integrity of the original architectural vision of The Cloisters.

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