Museum Fragments Medieval (Cloisters)

047 048

It’s been observed often enough that museums rip an object of its life-world. At the Cloisters, no longer absorbed into their use-function, a pink marble vouissoir with flower pattern, an oak door, and a limestone doorway are given their own sharp, stand-out exhibition value as re-assembled inside the museum space.

About zjb

Zachary Braiterman is Professor of Religion in the Department of Religion at Syracuse University. His specialization is modern Jewish thought and philosophical aesthetics. http://religion.syr.edu
This entry was posted in uncategorized and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s