Below is a preview of Seeing Art History's 2016 "Art for Advent" series, which this year is titled Christmas at the Cloisters. Art historian James Romaine is the series' writer and narrator.
The series will look at the relationships between faith and sight as evidenced in The Hours of Jeanne d'Evreux (First Sunday of Advent), The Belles Heures of Jean de France, duc de Berry (Second Sunday of Advent), a boxwood rosary bead (Third Sunday of Advent), and The Merod Altarpiece (Fourth Sunday of Advent). The series concludes with a segment about the Unicorn Tapestries (Christmas Day).
Join me here for the series.
The Met Cloisters, Ft. Tryon Park, Manhattan, New York
Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
Interactive Media for the Unicorn Tapestries