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USA, New York – Heavenly Bodies at the Met

I used to live quite near the Met and visited regularly. It is a world within a world and somehow I would always magically find new parts of it on every visit – this still sometimes happens when I visit now – which I always do when I’m in NYC.

This time I visited on the last day of the much lauded Heavenly Bodies costume exhibit (seems the costume exhibits are now often curated by Anna Wintour). This theme was all about – fashion, medieval art (it was mostly housed in the area of medieval art and buildings) and Catholicism. An eclectic mix and all to the bellowing sound of orchestral church like symphony.

It was amazing – I hope this photos show why.