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The Year 1200: A Symposium
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, with contributions by François Avril, Rüdiger Becksmann, Martin Blindheim, Peter Bloch, Robert Branner, Helmut Buschhausen, Walter Cahn, Madeline Harrison Caviness, Otto Demus, Alain Erlande-Brandenburg, Mojmír S. Frinta, Cesare Gnudi, Henry B. Graham, Louis Grodecki, Reiner Haussherr, Adelheid Heimann, Dietrich Kötzsche, Gerhart B. Ladner, Jean Lafond, Carl Nordenfalk, Françoise Perrot, Pierre Quarré, Kenneth M. Setton, Frauke Steenbock, Jan van der Meulen, Kurt Weitzmann, Francis Wormald, and an introduction by Jeffrey Hoffeld (1975)
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The Centennial celebration of The Metropolitan Museum of Art demonstrated the Museum's extraordinary capacity to present exhibitions that are both scholarly and popular. The Year 1200 exhibition most clearly expresses this ability. This was a distinguished exhibition, drawn from the treasures of museums and collections throughout the world. In their materials luxuriance and their artistic vitality, the objects assembled had an immediate appeal, underscored and heightened by their sensitive and imaginative display.

The Year 1200 symposium provided a unique opportunity for scholars from many different countries to come together in order to study and discuss works of art that had similarly been gathered from all over the world. Many thoughts expressed informally by visitors to the exhibition have not, unfortunately, been recorded. But some of the results of our inquiry appear here in this volume of essays.

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