cloister of St.-Guilhem-le-Désert at The Cloisters in New York City

  • 121 Pages
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  • English
Köster , Berlin
Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert (Abbey), Cloisters (Museum), Sculpture, Romanesque -- Expertising -- New York (State) -- New York., Sculpture, French -- France -- Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert., Sculpture -- New York (State) -- New


New York (State), New York., France, Saint-Guilhem-le-Dé

Other titlesCloister of Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert at The Cloisters in New York City
StatementDaniel Kletke.
LC ClassificationsNB1910 .K64 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination121 p., 24 p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL767343M
ISBN 103895742007
LC Control Number97165738

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The Cloister of St.-Guilhem-Le-Desert at The Cloisters in New York City by Daniel Kletke ISBN ISBN Hardcover; Berlin: Koster, ; ISBN   The reconstructed cloister from the Monastery of Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert at The Cloisters is an interior space with a high glass ceiling for natural light and lovely arched windows that overlook the Hudson River behind one side of the cloister.

A few potted plants and some large vessels from the period dot the hard pebbled courtyard. Part of the sculptures of the cloister are in the museum “The Cloisters” in New York. In background, the "château du Géant", castle of the Giant, of XIth XIIth centuries.

Guilhem is the Romanesque form of the frank name Whilhelm, (Whil: "will", helm: "the helmeted head"). Buy The cloister of St-Guilhem-le-Desert at the Cloisters in New York City 1st ed by KLETKE, Daniel (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on Author: Daniel KLETKE. The Met Cloisters is open with the following hours: Open Thursday–Monday Closed Tuesday and Wednesday. March–October: 10 a.m.–5 p.m. November–February: 10 a.m.– p.m.

Closed Thanksgiving Day, Decem January 1. *Galleries are cleared fifteen minutes before closing. Address. 99 Margaret Corbin Drive Fort Tryon Park New York, NY. Discover hundreds of unique museum gifts and reproductions, including jewelry, sculpture, apparel, exhibition catalogues, wall art, stationery, and more.

The Abbaye de Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert (or Abbaye de Gellon) is a Benedictine Abbey founded in the yearsitting now in the center of the little village of Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert, beside the Hérault river valley. Entrance into the abbey (free) is via an ancient but nondescript door giving on to the very busy main square of the the village.

The Cloisters, also known as the Met Cloisters, is a museum in Fort Tryon Park in Washington Heights, Manhattan, New York City, specializing in European medieval art and architecture, with a focus on the Romanesque and Gothic periods. Governed by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, it contains a large collection of medieval artworks shown in the architectural settings of French monasteries and abbeys.

Miscellaneous. Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert is one of the Plus Beaux Villages de France ("The most beautiful villages of France"), and the Abbey of Gellone, along with the nearby Pont du Diable were designated UNESCO World Heritages sites in A part of the cloister of the monastery was moved to The Cloisters museum in New York City.

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WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search Book: All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Kletke. Find more information about: ISBN: Find a Cloister Contemplative Monasteries for Women (Click here for Men's Communities) Drag the map to move it. Use the controls (top right) or double-click to zoom.

Hover over markers to learn more about each monastery. Or Search for a Monastery by Keyword. Since its start inthe Historic Ephrata Cloister has attracted visitors fascinated by the community’s unique lifestyle that allowed the creation of incredible architecture, original music, significant publications, and remarkable art.

A square cloister sited against the flank of the abbey church was built at Inden () and the abbey of St. Wandrille at Fontenelle (–33).

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At Fulda, a new cloister () was sited to the liturgical west of the church "in the Roman manner" [11] familiar from the forecourt of Old St. Peter's Basilica because it would be closer to the relics. Evening dining will be available at Colt & Alison and the Oak Room, and the bagpiper will continue to play from 7 p.m.

to 8 p.m. each evening. Please check our other properties for availability. We are offering an Unlimited Golf Package at both The Cloister and The Inn during The Lodge closure. Close. The Met Cloisters in New York is a museum constructed in the style of a medieval European monastery.

Situated in the northernmost tip of Manhattan and surrounded by beautiful gardens. Furthermore, the museum is part of the renowned Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan. ‘The Cloisters‘ is something you often hear mentioned on a list of ‘things to do in New York,’ but if you haven’t been, you may not actually know what it is.

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Nice article but I visited The Cloisters the first time I was in New York and it was one of my most wonderful experiences in the city.

The trip is a relaxing break from NYC. This is my fifth trip to New York and plan on bringing my spouse here (who has never been to New York). We also travel the world for business and pleasure. The Cloisters Medieval Art and Architecture is a great guide to The Cloisters in a book form.

The Cloisters is part of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and in my opinion a site that a person must visit while in Manhattan. The Cloisters contains art and architecture of medieval Europe from the 12th - Reviews:   Very few places in New York City offer a quiet refuge away from the chaos of everyday city life.

The Cloisters, nestled inside Fort Tryon Park. The Met Cloisters, New York City: Hours, Address, The Met Cloisters Reviews: //K TripAdvisor reviews.

The Cloisters: A Hidden Museum in New York ‘The gardens, galleries and chapel make for a beautiful mini getaway with out leaving the island’.* I read on, intrigued by this description of one of New York’s hidden museums in the guide book.

A guidebook, The Cloisters: Medieval Art and Architecture, by Peter Barnet and Nancy Wu, published by The Metropolitan Museum of Art and distributed by Yale University Press, is available for purchase ($). Visit The Cloister and be amazed by Sea Island’s Forbes Five-star accommodations: The Cloister Main Building and Wings, The Cloister Ocean Residences, and The Cloister.

The Cloisters, a branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, N.Y., that is dedicated to the art and architecture of medieval Europe.

The Cloisters is located on 4 acres ( hectares) in Manhattan’s Fort Tryon Park, overlooking the Hudson River. The museum was designed by architect. The Cloisters are located at 99 Margaret Corbin Drive, Fort Tryon Park, New York, NY The museum is located pretty far uptown, but it's easy to get there by public transportation.

You can take the A train to Dyckman Street Subway Station or the 1 train to st Street. It's a short walk to the Cloisters, and it's not too hilly. The new Cloisters museum building was designed by Charles Collens (–) who, together with Henry C.

Pelton, designed the Riverside Church in New York City. Joseph Breck (–), a curator of decorative arts and assistant director of the Metropolitan Museum, and James J.

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Rorimer (–), who would later be named the Museum's. Travel back to medieval times and discover the Cloisters Museum and Gardens branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Make your way out to Fort Tryon Park and view one of New York City's most unique art museums.

The Cloisters museum and gardens is a branch of the Met museum that is dedicated to showcasing medieval art and architecture.The cloister of St.-Guilhem-le-Desert at The Cloisters in New York City von KLETKE, Daniel und eine große Auswahl ähnlicher Bücher, Kunst und Sammlerstücke erhältlich auf A new narrative historical fiction from James Carroll and Doubleday, The Cloister uses parallel storylines from the 12th and 20th centuries to illuminate and emphasize the timelessness of faith, love, fidelity, understanding and salvation.

I cannot emphasize enough how well written and lyrical this book is.4/5().