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The Cloisters Under Construction

This film, compiled in 1941, features footage of The Cloisters during its construction between 1935 and 1938. The Cloisters, a branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art devoted to medieval art, is located in Fort Tryon Park in northern Manhattan and incorporates architectural elements from twelfth to fifteenth-century Europe.

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

Collections, Medieval Art and The Cloisters (78)

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Sorrow's Universal Language
(00:01:32) 264 views

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Empathy through Mimicry
(00:01:18) 336 views

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The Hidden Body Speaks
(00:01:28) 262 views

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Four Hands, Many Meanings
(00:01:46) 421 views

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Everyday Angels
(00:01:48) 208 views

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Framed by the Body
(00:01:40) 373 views

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Falconry at The Cloisters
(00:00:30) 312 views

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The Cloisters: Part Four
(00:17:19) 188 views

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The Cloisters: Part Three
(00:15:56) 194 views

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The Cloisters: Part Two
(00:17:40) 358 views

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The Cloisters: Part One
(00:17:14) 1306 views

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Hunt of the Unicorn
(00:14:39) 2916 views

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Red Monastery
(00:05:25) 5228 views

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Stones of Medieval Italy
(03:39:26) 117 views

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Hanukkah: A Higher Holiday
(00:56:13) 125 views