nigra-lux: INGRES, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) Ruggiero Rescuing Angelica, detail 1819 Oil on canvas, 147 x 190 cm Louvre Museum Ed. Orig.
Watch as airplanes cut straight through Paris as they fly right on top of Champ-Elysses and hit all the landmarks of Paris, from La Defense to the Arc de Triomphe to the Louvre and everything in between. The footage gets a little jittery at times and almost looks fake, but it’s so cool to rip through an entire city like this in one straightaway flight. Read more...
flemishgarden: David Gerard - The Marriage of Cana circa 1503 oil on wood Louvre Museum, Paris
The Agence France-Muséums has confirmed reports, brought to light recently by the activist and artist group Gulf Labor, that a 28-year-old Pakistani worker died on June 8 at the construction site of the new Louvre Abu Dhabi museum.
antonio-m: Sleeping Satyr, Musée du Louvre, Paris
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. […]
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
I enjoyed Donna Kato's article "As Glamorous as Louvre, but Without the Crowds" [June 7].
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, 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 Museum. http;//hadrian6.tumblr.com
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
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 Andromeda 1611 oil on canvas Louvre Museum, Paris
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 1702-1758. marble. Louvre Museum. http://hadrian6.tumblr.com
antonio-m: Apollon, Jean-Joseph Vinache, Musée du Louvre, Paris
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...
“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.”
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