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Just Me and Mona -- Alone with Great Art

Rick Steves | Posted 12.08.2015 | Travel
Rick Steves

In Italy, I've been all alone in a room full of Botticelli paintings, with Bernini's "Apollo Chasing Daphne", with Leonardo's "Last Supper", and with two masterful Davids: Donatello's and Michelangelo's. Each experience was a kind of artistic climax, leaving me craving a cigarette.

Kindred Spirits: Hunt Slonem and Carmelo Blandino

Kimann Schultz | Posted 05.28.2016 | Arts
Kimann Schultz

Jane Coats Eckert and Dianne Wright are two women who found in each other that kind of friendship one reads about in great novels; friendship that spans miles, years and sharp corners turned when life demands it.

The Cloisters: Escape the City in the City

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 10.05.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The Cloisters is the branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art given over to the art and architecture of medieval Europe. With a collection of over 2,000 medieval pieces, the museum's structure is itself part of the exhibit.

Search For The Unicorn

Posted 06.02.2013 | Arts

Unicorns are taking over The Metropolitan Museum of Art -- the institute's Hudson River haven, The Cloisters, to be exact. Artworks devoted to the...