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Glories of Medieval Art: The Cloisters

Philippe de Montebello, director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art from 1977 to 2008, guides viewers through The Cloisters, pointing out Romanesque and Gothic architecture and artwork, beautiful tapestries, and the diverse species in the gardens. He outlines the history of the building and its many influences and highlights significant works of art in the collection.

Produced by The Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1989

May 2013 through May 2014 marks the seventy-fifth anniversary of The Cloisters.

Collections, Medieval Art and The Cloisters (76)

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Sorrow's Universal Language
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Empathy through Mimicry
(00:01:18) 101 views

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The Hidden Body Speaks
(00:01:28) 104 views

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Four Hands, Many Meanings
(00:01:46) 130 views

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Everyday Angels
(00:01:48) 82 views

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Framed by the Body
(00:01:40) 142 views

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Falconry at The Cloisters
(00:00:30) 226 views

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The Cloisters: Part Two
(00:17:40) 329 views

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The Cloisters: Part One
(00:17:14) 1009 views

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The Cloisters: Part Three
(00:15:56) 163 views

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The Cloisters: Part Four
(00:17:19) 157 views

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Hunt of the Unicorn
(00:14:39) 2152 views

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Red Monastery
(00:05:25) 5133 views

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Stones of Medieval Italy
(03:39:26) 112 views

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Hanukkah: A Higher Holiday
(00:56:13) 109 views