Heavenly Bodies

天国のボディ

May 10 – Oct 08, 2018 @ The Met Cloisters

I saw Heavenly Bodies at the Met 5th Avenue when it opened in May. It was dazzling but—to be honest—not deeply moving. Somehow seeing the rest of the exhibit dragged until closing weekend. Not because I wasn’t excited to go but because the Cloisters are, well, kind of cloistered.

It was so worth the hike to Fort Tryon and sweating up the winding access paths in the rain.

Seeing the clothes in context made the “Catholic imagination” more real and meaningful. I didn’t get the point of Heavenly Bodies until I got inside the architecture that inspired it.

5月の開幕する時に本館のメトロポリタン芸術館の「天国のボディ:ファッションとカトリックのイマジネーション」という展覧会を見たことがある。素晴らしいと思ったけれども実はあまり感動しなかった。鳥も通わないような所のでクロイスターズの展覧会を閉会週末までに見なかった。

天気が良くなかったものの、行って良かったです。

建築の中では建築が服につながりと「カトリックのイマジネーション 」の意味を遂に理解できた。

 

⚡️ EF — 10/08/18

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