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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) 205 views

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Empathy through Mimicry
(00:01:18) 273 views

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The Hidden Body Speaks
(00:01:28) 189 views

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Four Hands, Many Meanings
(00:01:46) 289 views

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Everyday Angels
(00:01:48) 154 views

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Framed by the Body
(00:01:40) 263 views

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Falconry at The Cloisters
(00:00:30) 257 views

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The Cloisters: Part Two
(00:17:40) 342 views

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The Cloisters: Part One
(00:17:14) 1134 views

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The Cloisters: Part Three
(00:15:56) 178 views

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The Cloisters: Part Four
(00:17:19) 168 views

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Red Monastery
(00:05:25) 5166 views

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Stones of Medieval Italy
(03:39:26) 115 views

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Hanukkah: A Higher Holiday
(00:56:13) 117 views