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Museum Goers Inside the Louvre in Paris, France

Camera NIKON D300S ISO 800 Focal Length 56mm Aperture f/5 Exposure Time 1/25 The Louvre is the most popular museum in the world in terms of annual visits. Over 8.5m people visit the museum every year. When visiting the museum, I found some of the best photo opportunities actually involves showing the mass of people. […]

Supercade: inside the Louvre of arcade museums

Most museums don't stimulate your senses with an onslaught of sounds and blinking lights. They definitely do not accept quarters as payment to fully enjoy the artwork. Despite this, the Supercade is a museum that takes great pains to restore one of the most important moments in video game history: the arcade. Show More Summary

Cache of Monets at the Musée Marmottan Monet in Paris

I enjoyed Donna Kato's article "As Glamorous as Louvre, but Without the Crowds" [June 7].

Paris Louvre denies discrimination against a group of Israeli students who wanted to visit the museum

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The Louvre in Paris has denied accusations that it discriminated against a group of Israeli students who wished to visit the world-famous museum. Last month, Professor Sefy Hendler from the University of Tel Aviv tried to make a group reservation for 12 art history students at the Louvre and the Sainte-Chapelle chapel and was denied. Show More Summary

illvedere: Eos and the slain Memnonon an Attic red-figure cup,...

2 weeks agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

illvedere: Eos and the slain Memnonon an Attic red-figure cup, ca. 490–480 BCE, the so-called “Memnon Pietà” found at Capua (Louvre). As a warrior Memnonon  was considered to be almost Achilles’ equal in skill. During the Trojan War, he brought an army to Troy’s defense. Show More Summary

hadrian6: Antinous Mondragone. c.130 AD. Roman. marble. Louvre...

2 weeks agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

hadrian6: Antinous Mondragone. c.130 AD. Roman. marble. Louvre Museum. http;//

hildegardavon: paintingispoetry: Rembrandt Harmenszoon van...

2 weeks agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

hildegardavon: paintingispoetry: Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, 1606-1669 Bathsheba with David’s letter /Bethsabée au bain tenant la lettre de David, 1654, oil on canvas, 142x142 cm The Louvre, Paris Rembrandt’s painting of ‘Bathsheba...Show More Summary

Tour the world's coolest art museum without even leaving your bed

The Musée du Louvre is the most visited art museum in the world — and it also might just be the most Instagrammed.  More than nine million people visited the Louvre in 2014, according to an annual study conducted by The Art Newspaper. That's...Show More Summary

flemishgarden: Joachim Wtewael - Perseus Releases...

3 weeks agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

flemishgarden: Joachim Wtewael - Perseus Releases Andromeda 1611 oil on canvas Louvre Museum, Paris

36 Art Destinations For EuroTrippers Looking Beyond The Louvre

last monthNews : Huffington Post

For certain American populations, the beginning of June signals trans-Atlantic travel, and no group is more infamous in this regard than the American “EuroTripper”: a recent high school or college graduate who journeys through (mostly...Show More Summary

hadrian6: The Dead Icarus. 1743.Paul Ambroise Slodtz. French...

last monthArts / Art History : Old Paint

hadrian6: The Dead Icarus. 1743. Paul Ambroise Slodtz. French 1702-1758. marble. Louvre Museum.

antonio-m: Apollon,Jean-Joseph Vinache, Musée du Louvre,...

last monthArts / Art History : Old Paint

antonio-m: Apollon, Jean-Joseph Vinache, Musée du Louvre, Paris

The collage graduate: Geoffrey Farmer’s mixed-media masterpieces

More than mere collage, Geoffrey Farmer’s odd, delightful and impossible-to-label art exhibit hits Vancouver en route to the Louvre The post The collage graduate: Geoffrey Farmer’s mixed-media masterpieces appeared first on Macleans...

Repressive Middle East Governments Hiding Behind Shiny International Art Buildings

“In this context of repression, it’s clear that whatever the Louvre, the Guggenheim and New York University might say, the reality is that they provide a sheen of high-end respectability to an autocratic state.”

Stephen A. Smith sends a perfect tweet

Frame this tweet. Put it in the Louvre. Not since the heady days of "Plops" have we seen a tweet so undeniably perfect. During the third quarter of Cavs-Hawks Game 4 on Tuesday night, ESPN paid shouter Stephen A. Smith sent this sublime, magnificent tweet: Yes. Show More Summary

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Vienna's Traditional Coffee Houses Still Hum with Intellectual Productivity

2 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

When you picture a European cultural institution, you probably imagine somewhere like the Louvre or the Prado, the Gulbenkian Foundation or the British Museum, the Teatro alla Scala or the Berlin Philharmonie. You are probably not thinking...Show More Summary

The accelerator in the Louvre

The Accélérateur Grand Louvre d’analyse élémentaire solves ancient mysteries with powerful particle beams. In a basement 15 meters below the towering glass pyramid of the Louvre Museum in Paris sits a piece of work the curators have no plans to display: the museum’s particle accelerator. This isn’t a Dan Brown novel. Show More Summary

Can The Guggenheim Win Over Reluctant Finns? (And Why The Answer Matters)

2 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“In the art and design world, the fate of the prospective museum has become a matter of global import: with everyone from the Louvre to the Hermitage looking to set up outposts abroad, Helsinki has become the latest battleground in an ongoing conflict over how – and whether – small cities and emerging countries should […]

A Gathering of Shiny, Punctual People

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

This is anything but your typical industry kudos banquet. On July 5, the inaugural High Jewelry and Timepieces Awards will be announced in Paris at the start of Couture Week. The following night, a dinner will be held at The Louvre to celebrate the winners, hosted by Prince Nikolaos of Greece and his wife, Princess Tatania. Show More Summary

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