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Glories of Medieval Art: The Cloisters

Apr 18, 2013 27 MINUTES
Philippe de Montebello, Director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art from 1977 to 2008, guides viewers through The Cloisters, pointing out Romanesque and Gothic architecture and artwork, beautiful tapestries, and the diverse species in the gardens. He outlines the history of the building and it's many influences and highlights significant works of art in the collection. It was produced in 1989 by The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Office of Film and Television.

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