Fire door alarms went off and caused a brief panic at Paris' famed Louvre Museum Wednesday.
Google Arts & Culture turns art from all over the world into a meta museum. Never stopping in its quest to make the world searchable, Google has just unveiled a new app that makes it as easy to find the opening times of your local museum as it is to figure out who painted that bright purple Impressionist masterpiece you saw five years ago at the Louvre. Read Full Story
Tucked within its small footprint is a treasure trove of luxuries, all designed to house a small family on vacation. The cabin spans a humble 645 square feet (60 square meters) and includes a fully appointed kitchen and bathroom. InShow More Summary
emmahyphenjane: 332. Diana of Versailles (Diana the Huntress) - Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Here in Paris, we're celebrating French independence today with parades along the Champs Élysées, air shows over the Tuileries Garden, free entry to the Louvre (surely the French stand alone in making their most famous museum not only open but free on their independence holiday), and fireworks at the Eiffel Tower. Show More Summary
“This month the Louvre introduced a geo-locator application for multimedia devices that can instantly calculate a path through the museum from da Vinci’s Mona Lisa to Géricault’s The Raft of the Medusa. The app is a key part of a 53.5 million euro, or $59 million, project to make the museum more user-friendly and accessible […]
This museum has introduced a geo-locator application for multimedia devices that can help visitors navigate their routes to their favorite artworks.
hemalenudityinart: Achille Etna Michallon (1796-Paris-1822), Male Nude, Louvre Museum
empleofapelles: Charity, 1640 Simon Vouet Musee du Louvre, Paris
fleurduart: Wrestlers (detail) Philippe Magnier (1647 - 1715) Musée du Louvre, Paris
September marks the 25th anniversary of Les Enluminures, the creation of Sandra Hindman. In 1991, Ms. Hindman bought a tiny space just ten square meters large (about 100 square feet) in the Louvre des Antiquaires in the center of Paris. Show More Summary
Ready to snap selfies in front of Stonehenge, sip cappuccinos near the Colosseum or fall in love at the Louvre? Backpacking through Europe is an adventure that appears on many Americans’ bucket lists, but the assumed price tag prevents most from making their dream a reality. Fortunately, the internet, smartphones and the share economy make […]
That guy was Éric de Rothschild, and “until now, [he] has never spoken publicly about the sale of the paintings last year to the Rijksmuseum and the Louvre for 160 million euros … in an unusual joint purchase that was arranged between the Dutch and French governments.”
Known for its romantic, old world charm, Paris is often defined by its well-known monuments like the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre. But the city of lights contains modern elements too, like the Tour Triangle, a pyramid-shaped skyscraper,...Show More Summary
Gerard Terborch II - Duo, Singer and Theorbo Player  by Gandalf’s Gallery Via Flickr: [Musée du Louvre, Paris - Oil on canvas, 82 x 72 cm] Gerard ter Borch, also known as Gerard Terburg, was a Dutch genre painter who lived in the Dutch Golden Age.
If you go to France, you may as well skip the Louvre because it’s overrun with tourists. If you go to Italy, you may be disappointed in how commercialized the Leaning Tower of Pisa is. And if you are looking for a relaxing island getaway,...Show More Summary
hismarmorealcalm: Germain Pilon (1537 - 1590) Monument to Valentine Balbiani (detail) 1583 Marble Muse?e du Louvre Paris
PARIS — We have long loved our illusions.
Babe in beige! Kendall Jenner pulled a Kim Kardashian West and wore all beige during a visit to Cafe Marly at the Louvre in Paris Friday. Related: Tyra Banks Weighs In On Kendall/Gigi Supermodel Drama Props for making a notoriously boring color seem cool! The supermodel paired a silky goldish-beige clinging dress with sand-colored knee-length boots and an off-white [...]
Luigi Cherubini And The Muse Of Lyric Poetry, by Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, 1842. Musée du Louvre Once, in my youth, I took a graduate philosophy seminar I thought would be about law and justice: Instead we discussed he semantic implications of punctuation marks. Show More Summary