Join us at 8:30am on Saturday, May 25th at Autism One in the Louvre room. Mark, Kim, and Dan will review the year and then? We are going to debut a new 9-minute video, "How Mercury Triggered the Age of...
Last month the Louvre staff protested against pickpockets (following a series of strikes in 1999 and 2009 against reductions in staff). This month, the staff of two Edinburgh museums will begin a three-day strike tomorrow for betterShow More Summary
The Missing Piece: Mona Lisa, Her Thief, The True Story, the documentary about the 1911 theft of Leonardo da Vinci's now famous portrait of Lisa Gherardini del Giocondo from the Louvre, premiered in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hills Film...Show More Summary
Life drawing sessions haven’t changed in centuries. There are good sketches of them by many of the great artists. But in particular there is a wonderful painting in the Louvre by an eighteenth-century painter that will bring it all back … Continue reading ?
Quand la porte rouge du jardin de la Beauté s'ouvre avec une goutte d'Allamanda, le papillon s'envole au Louvre pour une nuit d'amour. Un grand amour c'est "Amour et Psyché" et la fleur rouge sang qui embaume la grâce splendide chaque...Show More Summary
BEHIND the Louvre, on a busy thoroughfare lined with international retailers, sits 59 Rivoli, a former squat that has been converted into a legitimate artistic centre. Once a branch of Crédit Lyonnais, 59 rue de Rivoli had been abandoned for 15 years before squatters took it over in 1999 and began using it for exhibitions and performances. Show More Summary
By extending an invitation to Michelangelo Pistoletto, the Louvre opens a new series of exhibitions by contemporary artists. The aim of this new series is not only to present works offering a fresh perspective on the museum?s permanent...Show More Summary
As did Rousseau, Goethe botanized. At the De l’Allemagne show now up at the Louvre, pages from his herbarium are exhibited alongside more recent ones from Paul Klee. They’re near Goethe’s ink-wash sketches of clouds, a series of small watercolour studies for his Theory of Colours, and a five-foot-diameter octagonal piece called “Grand écran de [...]
Pei's Pyramid for the Louvre Museum, Paris. Photo via Mash Designing I.M. Pei turns 96 years old today, and to celebrate here's a map of 17 of the architect's most significant works. The bespectacled blueprint master hasn't always enjoyed universal...
Reddit user afwo3 spotted this gentleman hanging out at the Louvre in Paris. And while it looks like he's taking a photo, he's probably using the 3DS as an interactive tour guide, since that's a thing you can do at the gallery. Read more...
Thirty more NYC subway stations score Wi-Fi, the Louvre's pyramid sees a controversial new art installation, and senators investigate the TSA's knives-on-planes initiative.
Now we know why Nintendo isn't putting on a traditional E3 press conference anymore. They're funding Miyamoto's vacations to The Louvre! Link
A window cleaner works on the glass pyramid of the Louvre museum in Paris, on Tuesday.
Victoria Beckham carries her cutie pie daughter Harper while visiting the Louvre Museum on Sunday (April 21) in Paris, France. The 38-year-old English fashion designer was joined by her sons Brooklyn, 14, Romeo, 10, Cruz, 8, and her parents Anthony and Jackie. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Victoria Beckham That same day, Victoria‘s [...]
Now this is what you call an awesome field trip! Fashionista Victoria Beckham was spotted taking herchildren to the famous Louvre Museum in Paris, France on Sunday afternoon. You just gotta love big brother Cruz pushing Harper in her stroller, right? That little girl is so lucky to … Continue reading »
Victoria Beckham got artsy in Paris with her kids yesterday ahead of David Beckham's big game in the City of Light. She was joined by her mom as she ushered her kids to the Louvre, with Cruz taking over stroller duty with Harper and Victoria chatting with Romeo and Brooklyn. Show More Summary
Grammy award winning US musician Will.I.Am was allowed into Paris's Louvre museum at two in the morning to record part of a song entitled "Smile Mona Lisa" in front of the famed painting by Leonardo da Vinci, he told reporters in Paris on Wednesday. Show More Summary
An intriguing teaser ahead of its scheduled 2015 opening, The Abu Dhabi Louvre Museum is revealing to the public some 130 objects and paintings from its growing collection in an exhibit, open April 22—July 30.
The next few years are going to have the art world's focus zooming in more and more on West Asia, or at least that's the expectation of mammoth museums like the Louvre and Guggenheim which both plan to open shiny new outposts in Abu Dhabi. Show More Summary
Writing about nocturnes yesterday (scroll down or CLICK) reminded me of arguably the finest nocturne of them all: Anne-Louis Girodet's The Sleep of Endymion (1791). There are two versions. The one in the Louvre in Paris is cropped and dated 1818 (CLICK). Show More Summary