If you haven’t actually been to Paris, like me, you’re probably accustomed to seeing it’s more classic landmarks. You’re probably used to seeing a lot more of the Louvre, the Eiffel Tower, or the Arc de Triomphe than you are to seeing the rest of the city. You’re used to seeing the romantic side, but [...]Show More Summary
First it was pickpockets, and now there?s another kind of pest hanging out around the Louvre over in Paris. It seems like the inside of the museum is safe, but the gardens that surround the place are kind of infested with rats?gross....Show More Summary
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Molly Crabapple writes, "For My latest piece for Vice, I spoke with the men paid $200/month to build the Louvre and the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi." Read the rest
This week, two of the most prestigious cultural institutions in the world celebrate anniversaries — the Smithsonian and the Louvre (168 and 221 years respectively). The cultural impact each museum has had on our society is astounding — making them rich locations for filmmakers throughout history. Show More Summary
Europe is blessed with an abundance of art museums that extends well beyond the indisputable acclaim granted to places like the Louvre or the Prado. While these art museum giants tend to leave a visitor dizzy after covering hundreds of years of art in one afternoon, the lesser known museums frequently focus on a single artist or time period. Show More Summary
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There are so many painful and damning moments in Molly Crabapple's understated new piece for Vice, "Slaves of Happiness Island: Abu Dhabi and the Dark Side of High Art." Yes, the Guggenheim and the Louvre are being built on the backs of abused workers. Show More Summary
French monarchs hung "her" in their baths and bedrooms. A thief snatched her from the Louvre. Nazi art looters pursued her. Vandals attacked her. Advertisers exploited her. Through five centuries of revolutions, wars, botched restorations...Show More Summary
All illustrations by the author M y message to the head of the Louvre would be to come and see how we are living here,” said Tariq, a carpenter’s helper working on construction of the Louvre Abu Dhabi, a $653 million Middle Eastern outpost of the iconic Parisian museum. Show More Summary
Artist Molly Crabapple has just published an extensive report on the conditions on Abu Dhabi's Saadiyat Island, where franchises of the Louvre of the Guggenheim museums will open in the coming years.
Screw the Smithsonian, the Louvre, the Prado and the Uffizi Gallery. The best museums in the world are right here in NYC, and there are about a million of them, boasting everything from 13th century folk art to curious sex positions and embalmed baby kittens. Show More Summary
On a summer's day in central Paris, hundreds of tourists are enjoying a picnic in the city's Tuileries garden. It's a picture perfect scene, a stone's throw from the famous Louvre museum, with just one drawback -- the rats. Look carefully and they are not difficult to spot, scuttling across the lawns or along hedges in broad daylight. Show More Summary
Ah, Paris. It's a city of light, a city of love... and a city of rats. Trash left by picnickers in the Louvre Museum's gardens have attracted hundreds of the pesky rodents. Some have grown so bold that they run onto the grass duringShow More Summary
Rats are on the rampage in the elegant garden of the Louvre Museum, so bold they romp onto the grass in broad daylight, defying sanitation workers and scaring tourists visiting the site. The hot weather in Paris has brought out many picnicking visitors, whose garbage left in the garden is...
Ah, Paris. City of light. City of love. City of rats. Read more...
PARIS — Rats are on the rampage in the elegant garden of the Louvre Museum, so bold they romp onto the grass in broad daylight, defying sanitation workers and scaring tourists visiting the site.
PARIS (AP) — Rats are on the rampage in the elegant garden of the Louvre Museum, so bold they romp onto the grass in broad daylight, defying sanitation workers and scaring tourists visiting the site.
With 9.2 million visitors in 2013, the Louvre was the most frequently visited art museum in the world. Although the Louvre collection consists of some 38,000 objects from prehistory through the 19th century, visitors primarily come to see the renowned collection of Louvre paintings in this 100 acre (40 hectare) art museum. Paolo Uccello. Show More Summary