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Dylan’s Candy Bar Builds the Louvre, Guggenheim & More Museums with Candy

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Thanks to food artist Caitlin Levin and her photographer collaborator Henry Hargreaves, imitation in candy is now undisputedly the reigning champion of the most sincere forms of… The post Dylan’s Candy Bar Builds the Louvre, Guggenheim & More Museums with Candy appeared first on Selectism.

Charlie Chicken, Canine Artist.  A film by Edward David. 

Charlie Chicken, Canine Artist.  A fi... 2:55 Charlie Chicken is a world-renowned canine artist. He's a rescue dog originally from Puerto Rico whose art has been featured in MOMA, the Louvre, and the Getty. This is his story. TRT: 3 min. [Official selection] Puppy Pound International Festival. Submitted by: eddavid2 Regular Keywords: dog rescue art nyc Views: 14

10 Artists Weigh in on the Art Selfie

The debate over art selfies has escalated to hilarious new heights this year. Jay Z and Beyoncé's publicity shot at the Louvre almost reduced the Mona Lisa to wallpaper. And DIS published a whole book of the popular #artselfie hashtag from Instagram. Which has us wondering: Will selfies ultimately prove the biggest boost to museum... More »

21 French Museums Will Add to Artsy’s Online Collection

Museums including the Louvre will join Artsy, which lets users browse more than 230,000 artworks.

Louvre Spending $67M to Keep You From Getting Lost

Ever waited in a two-and-a-half-hour line at the world's most-visited museum? Its own president has, when he tried visiting the Louvre as a tourist, the New York Times reports. Now, Jean-Luc Martinez is working to make the museum more visitor-friendly—and tougher to get lost in. He's reorganizing its overwhelming...

Museums announce final installation in multi-year American art collaboration

last weekArts : Artdaily

The Musée du Louvre, the High Museum of Art, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, and the Terra Foundation for American Art have announced the final installation in their four-year collaboration focusing on the history of American art. Show More Summary

UN Investigates Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Parent Company for Labor Abuses

3 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

A United Nations body is investigating the alleged abuse of laborers on Saadiyat Island in the United Arab Emirates, site of the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi and Louvre Abu Dhabi projects, among other museum and cultural developments.

France to Return 239 Archaeological Artifacts to Egypt

France will return to Egypt 239 archaeological artifacts which were illegally smuggled out of the country, Egyptian Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh al Damati said. Al Damati said in a statement that experts from the Louvre Museum had confirmed the authenticity of 239 of the 302 archaeological pieces illegally taken from Egypt to France. Show More Summary

Documentary depicts how Louvre employees saved the Mona Lisa from the Nazis

last monthNews : The Raw Story

It is a French documentary that British television channels are going to fight over. And they’ll have to act quickly, as Illustrious Yet Unknown (Illustre et Inconnu) has already been sold to scores of countries around the world. Jean-Pierre Devillers and Pierre Pochart’s film – which mixes archive...

Is a photo of a Magritte painting better than the original?

A major Magritte show ran at the Art Institute of Chicago. It was fascinating to see all of his greatest hits in one place, nicely curated and hung. Unlike the Louvre, photography was forbidden, which got me thinking about ideas,...        

Review: 'Diplomacy'

It's an unimaginably chilling sequence of events. First, 33 bridges over the Seine were to be detonated. Followed by Notre Dame, the Louvre, the Opera and then, with four submarine torpedoes attached to each leg, the Eiffel Tower. Paris as we know it was to be destroyed.

Paris' fate is at stake in the flawless, WWII-set 'Diplomacy'

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

It's an unimaginably chilling sequence of events. First, 33 bridges over the Seine were to be detonated. Followed by Notre Dame, the Louvre, the Opera, and then, with four submarine torpedoes attached to each leg, the Eiffel Tower. Paris as we know it was to be destroyed.

Beyonce and Jay Z: They've Totally (Not) Split!

Forget the renewed wedding vows in Paris. Ignore the happy family photo at The Louvre. Who cares about the fact that no credible, named source has gone on record with any real marital strife between Jay Z and Beyonce? This famous couple...Show More Summary

Terra Foundation announces national tour and published anthology of American masterpiece

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

The Terra Foundation for American Art announced today that Samuel F. B. Morse?s monumental painting Gallery of the Louvre will embark on a multi-year national tour in January. Kicking off at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and...Show More Summary

Lost Louvre portrait of Henry III found at auction

A late 16th portrait of King Henry III of France that has been missing from the Louvre since World War II was discovered about to go up for auction in Paris. A small work at eight by five inches, the painting was valued by the Ader-Nordmann auction house at only €400-€600 ($505-$758). One week before [...]

What Is Wrong With This Picture?!?!?!?!

Yall meme-makers have not even a pinch of chill… The memes just keep rolling in from the Carter Family trip to the Louvre. People with photoshop apps and too much time on their hands took the liberty of taking

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2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez

5 Things You May Have Missed From The Walking Dead Premiere — In GIFs!! [CLICK HERE] Blue Ivy Does Her Best Marilyn Monroe Impression With Beyoncé and Jay Z At The Louvre! [CLICK HERE] Backpacker Returned Home With A 3-Inch Leech Living In Her Nose… For A Month! [CLICK HERE] Josh Hutcherson! Hugh Jackman! And More! Celebrate The [...]

Jay Z and Beyonce -- Artfully Dodge Crowds in Paris

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : TMZ.com

Jay Z and Beyonce love fine art... they just hate the huge crowds that usually come along with it -- which is why they rented out the entire Louvre museum for themselves and Blue Ivy. Sure, they got up close with the Mona Lisa, but c'mon...…

French Museums Will Loan 300 Works to Louvre Abu Dhabi, Including Paintings by Leonardo, Titian, and Picasso

2 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

The list of artworks that will be loaned by French museums to the Louvre Abu Dhabi has been released.

Crush Links: Beyoncé and Jay Z Went On An Adorable Museum Tour With Blue Ivy

• Fans called child services on one of Teen Mom’s stars. – HLN TV • Beyoncé and Jay Z took Blue Ivy on a private tour of the Louvre. – The Frisky • 12 crucial love lessons from My So-Called Life. – The Frisky • Why Penelope Cruz’s “Sexiest...Show More Summary

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