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Views of the Museum and the Cloisters

Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)

Views of the Museum and the Cloisters

a picture book.

by Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)

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Published by [The Museum Press] in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)

  • Edition Notes

    At head of title: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

    SeriesIts Picture books
    ContributionsCloisters (Museum)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN610 .A73 1939
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p. l., 20 pl. on 10 l., 1 l.
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6388826M
    LC Control Number39016977
    OCLC/WorldCa14940646

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met Fifth Avenue) and its counterparts, The Met Breuer and The Met Cloisters group a collection of masterpieces from ancient to modern times. Next time you’re at the Royalton living the good life, these art havens are just a short subway or bus ride away.


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Governed by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, it contains a large collection of medieval artworks shown in the architectural settings of French monasteries and ect: Charles Collens. The Cloisters is a novel of ideas that made me feel as breathless and on edge as I do when reading a thriller.

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The Cloisters is located on 4 acres ( hectares) in Manhattan’s Fort Tryon Park, overlooking the Hudson museum was designed by architect Charles Collens and opened in It takes its name from elements of five medieval French cloisters that have been incorporated into the building design and serve as connecting points between the various galleries.

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To visit the Cloisters, nestled inside of lush Fort Tryon Park with views of the Hudson River, is to travel back to the Middle Ages and delve into mystical medieval art and architecture.

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About Visiting The Cloisters: The Cloisters is a fascinating museum with a collection featuring more than 2, objects, but it’s the building itself that helps a visit to The Cloisters stand out.

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Thomas Hoving, former director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art published a book titled “King Of The Confessors” which is about how he could find the medieval cross and purchase it when he was a curator at the Cloisters Museum.

According to the book, the cross was created in the 12th century at Bury St Edmunds Abbey in England by Master Hugo. The Cloisters is a branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, located in upper Manhattan, quite near my fact, I think I might be able to see it, if I climbed up on my bench and peeked out the upper left corner of my window.

Northern Manhattan is quite different from the rest of the city. A branch of the Metropolitan Museum, the Cloisters is the crown of Fort Tryon Park, a Washington Heights oasis that also offers spectacular vistas of Author: Andrew L.

Yarrow. The Met Cloisters. The Cloisters house the Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection of art and architecture from medieval Europe. Best known for the beautiful tapestries on display, the Cloisters also offer architectural installations, a series of special programs, and fantastic views of the Hudson.

The Cloisters museum and gardens, the branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art devoted to the art and architecture of medieval Europe, was assembled from architectural elements, both domestic and religious, that largely date from the twelfth through the fifteenth century.

Before departing for war, Thibaud leaves a talisman with Bertrade and asks her to guard it; centuries later, she searches the Cloisters to recover the talisman and reunite with Thibaud. Atmospheric and haunting, this phantasmic love story offers a rare glimpse of the original Cloisters, established by George Gray Barnard in The Cloisters: medieval art and architecture User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

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THE CLOISTERS MUSEUM AND GARDENS The Cloisters welcomes all visitors and offers events and programs to accommodate all audiences on a regular basis.

The Cloisters is very accessible by subway, bus, or car. Nearby subway stop in the city to get up to The Cloisters is located at th Street. Contact Details Cloister Bookstore Ltd (Sheraton Mall) Cloister Bookstore Ltd Hincks Street St.

Michael [email protected]Location: Hincks Street St. Michael. This book both encapsulates and enhances that experience. Peter Barnet is the Michel David-Weill curator in charge of the Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters. Nancy Wu is museum educator at The Cloisters.

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"This program features The Cloisters, the Metropolitan's branch museum devoted to art created during the Middle Ages. Philippe de Montebello, director of the Metropolitan Museum, escorts viewers through an ensemble of spaces and gardens that evoke the medieval period" -.

Perched on a wooded hill in Fort Tryon Park, near Manhattan's northwestern tip, the Cloisters museum and gardens houses part of the medieval collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and is a.

Cloisters, the, museum of medieval European art, in Fort Tryon Park, New York City, overlooking the Hudson River. A branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, founded in The Metropolitan Museum is the foremost repository of art in the United States and one of the world's great museums.

The Cloisters museum and gardens, which opened to the public inis the branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art devoted to the art and architecture of medieval Europe. Located in Fort Tryon Park in northern Manhattan, The Cloisters was assembled from architectural elements that date from the twelfth through the fifteenth century.

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