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ART THEFT … And Then came George!

FIRST OF ALL – you might know The Cloisters in New York, this seeming- ly mispla- red roma- nic-gothic monas- tery on the nor- thern tip of Manha- ttan, overlooking the big city. Naturally, you called it a copy, as I did for years.Then you discover, that the Metropolitan Museum, only a couple of miles … Weiterlesen »

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QUESTION What Happened To The Bell Towers?

WHEN TRAVELLING BETWEEN AVIGNON AND PERPIGNAN, you encounter churches with silly looking wrought iron construction for bellfries. On some enormous towers sit delicate metal tops, much too small in appearance, compared to the towers underneath, holding a bell (or two) and almost invisible from a distance. Why didn’t they finish the church towers properly, why … Weiterlesen »

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