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February 24, 2017

With Spring on the horizon, now is the best time to visit The Met Cloisters in New York city.  New exhibit Small Wonders: Gothic Boxwood Miniatures will be showing from February 22 – Mary 21, 2017.  The exhibit focuses on the collection’s intricately carved prayer beads and diminutive altarpieces-some measuring a mere two inches in diameter.  Use their interactive virtual reality glasses to enhance the exporation of the works.  The Met Cloisters, Glass Gallery, 99 Margaret Corbin Dr, New York, NY 10040, making a reservation to ensure the use of the glasses is recommended.  Admission is pay as you wish.

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Rosary Bead with Christ Carrying the Cross, 1490–1525
South Netherlandish,
Boxwood; 2 1/2 × 2 5/8 × 1 5/8 in. (6.3 × 6.7 × 4.2 cm)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 (17.190.473a)
http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/464446

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About the author: Bill Indursky

Bill Indursky is an architect, trend expert, and digital entrepreneur. He is the former founder of V&M (Vintage & Modern (2006-2013)) and the current founder of Design Life Network (DLN). DLN is a MAGAZINE + DESIGN AGENCY + MARKETPLACE + TV CHANNEL promoting inspiring design of all eras online and on TV.

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