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Hunt of the Unicorn

Produced in 1974, this video was created in conjunction with the loan exhibition Masterpieces of Tapestry. It explores the The Cloisters' Unicorn tapestries, retelling the story they depict and interpreting the symbolic meanings of the mythic creature.

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

Collections, Medieval Art and The Cloisters (77)

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Sorrow's Universal Language
(00:01:32) 182 views

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Empathy through Mimicry
(00:01:18) 256 views

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The Hidden Body Speaks
(00:01:28) 176 views

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Four Hands, Many Meanings
(00:01:46) 252 views

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Everyday Angels
(00:01:48) 142 views

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Framed by the Body
(00:01:40) 235 views

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Falconry at The Cloisters
(00:00:30) 249 views

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The Cloisters: Part Two
(00:17:40) 338 views

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The Cloisters: Part One
(00:17:14) 1081 views

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The Cloisters: Part Three
(00:15:56) 174 views

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The Cloisters: Part Four
(00:17:19) 164 views

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Red Monastery
(00:05:25) 5151 views

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Stones of Medieval Italy
(03:39:26) 114 views

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Hanukkah: A Higher Holiday
(00:56:13) 116 views