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Radiant Light: The Ancestors of Christ at the Cloisters

To help The Cloisters, the medieval branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, celebrate its seventy-fifth birthday, Canterbury Cathedral, founded in 597 CE, lent it six stained glass panels from its Ancestors of Christ Cycle, dating from 1178 CE. They will … Continue reading

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If you love children’s books, hurry to the Morgan Library and Museum in New York to partake in an unusual exhibit entitled The Little Prince: A New York Story. The exhibit is on view until May 27th. Bring a child. Copies are … Continue reading

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Kandinsky and His Kaleidoscope of Colors

One of the pictures that decorated my bedroom way back in Hanover, Germany, was a concentric blue and black circle accompanied by triangles, squares, and straight and wiggly lines that look like the mast of a sailboat. Much later I … Continue reading

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Aladdin’s Cave

If you love jewelry—and many of us do—hurry to the Metropolitan Museum and visit Jewels by JAR. For a short hour you’ll escape the real and virtual miseries of the world and reside in a wonderland of colors, glitter, larger-than-life … Continue reading

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