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Fragments of the Past: Imagining Medieval Cluny at the Smart Museum -- Claire Jenson

Three medieval architectural fragments in the permanent collection of the University of Chicago’s Smart Museum of Art were once part of the massive twelfth-century monastery church of Cluny in Burgundy, France. After the building was destroyed dur...

February 26, 2015