The Cloisters Part 6
And, finally, a bit of interesting architecture. One of the rooms at the Cloisters, called the Saint-Guilhem Cloister, is meant to represent late 12th century French design. The room is quite beautiful, with ornate period columns of pristine limestone, and flooded with light from a modern skylight far above. The severe contrast of old and new is a bit like the Pyramid at the Louvre.
(Credit where credit is due: The window was designed by Easton Architects of New York in 2001.)
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