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The Cloisters

Peter Barnet

The Cloisters

medieval art and architecture

by Peter Barnet

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Published by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Distributed by Yale University Press in New York, New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Guidebooks,
  • Medieval Art,
  • Art,
  • Cloisters (Museum)

  • About the Edition

    Home to an extraordinary collection of treasured masterworks, including the famed Unicorn Tapestries, "The Cloisters" is devoted to the art and architecture of medieval Europe. This splendid new guide, published to celebrate The Cloisters" seventy-fifth anniversary, richly illustrates and describes the most important highlights of its collection, from paintings, illuminated manuscripts, and exquisitely carved ivories to its monumental architecture evocative of the grand religious spaces and domestic interiors of the Middle Ages. "The Cloisters" remains a testament to design innovation - a New York City landmark with sweeping views of the Hudson River - featuring original elements of Romanesque and Gothic architecture dating from the 12th through the 15th century. Three of the structures enclose beautiful gardens cultivated with species known from tapestries, medieval herbals, and other historic sources. These exotic spaces, the art masterpieces, and the fragrant plants offer visitors an oasis of serenity and inspiration.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPeter Barnet and Nancy Wu
    ContributionsWu, Nancy Y., Cloisters (Museum)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN611.C6 A85 2012
    The Physical Object
    Pagination211 p.
    Number of Pages211
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27144589M
    ISBN 101588394778, 0300187203
    ISBN 109781588394774, 9780300187205
    LC Control Number2012036640
    OCLC/WorldCa811137284

      The Cloisters is the branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art devoted to the art and architecture of medieval Europe. This splendid new guide, richly illustrated with more than color pictures, offers a broad introduction to the remarkable history of The Cloisters as well as a lively and informative discussion of the treasures within. WALL STREET JOURNAL, In "The Cloister," Mr. Carroll, the author of "Warburg in Rome" () and other novels, as well as "Constantine's Sword: The Church and the Jews, a History" (), has produced a sweeping, beautifully crafted book—perhaps his best yet—that draws readers into the inner sanctum of Christianity, with its shameful contradictions but also its enduring possibilities.

    Five of these tapestries were in all probability made for Anne of Brittany () in celebration of her marriage to Louis XII (). Includes black and white plates of the tapestries. (Key Words: Medieval Art, Unicorn Tapestries, Cloisters, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, James J. Rorimer, Anne of Brittany). book. An illustrated tour of The Cloisters, presenting hidden treasures and details of the collection that might be missed by the casual visitor. Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review3/5(2).

    Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The Cloisters by Cloisters (Museum), Peter Barnet, Nancy Wu; 17 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Christelijke kunst, Art médiéval, Catalogs, Exhibitions, Guidebooks, Cloisters (Museum), Christian art and symbolism, Musées. Sea Cloisters is a 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom 5th floor oceanfront penthouse villa with spectacular views from the vaulted living room and dining area, kitchen and master bedroom. The minute you enter the villa your eyes are drawn past the comfortable balcony to the limitless coastline views. The Sea Cloisters is one of Hilton Head Island's gems!


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Format: paperback. 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.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.Home to an extraordinary collection of treasured masterworks, including the famed Unicorn Tapestries, The Cloisters is devoted to the art and architecture of medieval Europe.

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