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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) 159 views

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Empathy through Mimicry
(00:01:18) 150 views

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The Hidden Body Speaks
(00:01:28) 148 views

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Four Hands, Many Meanings
(00:01:46) 210 views

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Everyday Angels
(00:01:48) 123 views

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Framed by the Body
(00:01:40) 206 views

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Falconry at The Cloisters
(00:00:30) 240 views

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The Cloisters: Part Two
(00:17:40) 337 views

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The Cloisters: Part One
(00:17:14) 1054 views

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The Cloisters: Part Three
(00:15:56) 169 views

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The Cloisters: Part Four
(00:17:19) 162 views

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Red Monastery
(00:05:25) 5147 views

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Stones of Medieval Italy
(03:39:26) 113 views

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Hanukkah: A Higher Holiday
(00:56:13) 115 views