The modernist architect I. M. Pei, who was once pilloried for plonking a glass pyramid into the courtyard of the Louvre, turns 100 Wednesday with his controversial creation now an icon of the French capital. The Chinese-American designer...Show More Summary
Crouching Aphrodite, Louvre Museum
art-nimals: Guillaume Coustou, Horse for the Marly castle, 1743 - 1745, marble, Louvre museum.
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Cate Blanchett, Michelle Williams, and Jennifer Connelly show off their style while attending a Louis Vuitton event on Tuesday (April 11) in Paris, France. The fashion brand took over the Louvre Museum’s Salle des Etats for the unveiling of its new collection Masters, a collaboration with Jeff Koons. The collaboration, featuring a new collection of [...]
Jennifer Aniston and husband Justin Theroux pose for photos while attending the unveiling of Louis Vuitton‘s new collection Masters, a collaboration with Jeff Koons, on Tuesday (April 11) at the Louvre Museum in Paris, France. Miranda Kerr was also at the event with her fiance Evan Spiegel, who did not walk the red carpet. The [...]
Louis Vuitton is set to host a dinner at the Louvre Museum on Tuesday to unveil its collaboration with artist Jeff Koons on a series of bags featuring works by great masters, including the world’s most famous painting: Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa.” Bernard Arnault, chairman and chief executive...
IMG_6417 Nicolas Tournier 1590 1639 Toulouse Le concert. The Concert 1635 Louvre. by jean louis mazieres Via Flickr: Nicolas Tournier 1590 1639 Toulouse Le concert. The Concert 1635 Louvre. Caravagisme français. French Caravagism. Nicolas Tournier [French Baroque Era Painter, 1590-ca.1638]
IMG_6390 Valentin de Boulogne. 1591-1632. Rome. Réunion dans un cabaret. Meeting in a cabaret. 1632. Louvre. by jean louis mazieres Via Flickr: Valentin de Boulogne. 1591-1632. Rome. Réunion dans un cabaret. Meeting in a cabaret. 1632. Show More Summary
When I was 16, my French class was fortunate enough to visit France. We immediately went to the Louvre upon arrival in Paris, but I was so wiped out by jet lag, I sat down and fell asleep. The spot I had chosen, however, was actually an ancient work of art. Here’s what would have happened had I broken it. Read more...
The title of every date I’ve ever been on. via The Louvre, USA. via My step sister works in Costa Coffee and had this note left for her today. via Velociraptor. via This No Smoking sign in China has some exceptions… via It strikes again. via Pregnancy question. via “Sorry, sir. I’m afraid you have […]
Reynolda House Museum of American Art recently pulled back the curtain on two American masterpieces: a monumental painting titled Gallery of the Louvre and the telegraph ? both the work of Samuel F. B. Morse. The new exhibition offers...Show More Summary
IMG_8448A Pietro da Cortona (Pietro Berrettini) 1597-1669. Rome. Vénus apparaissant à Enée. Venus appearing at Aeneas. vers 1635. Louvre. by jean louis mazieres Via Flickr: Pietro da Cortona (Pietro Berrettini) 1597-1669. Rome. Vénus apparaissant à Enée. Show More Summary
The incident comes a month after French soldiers opened fire on a man wielding a machete near the Louvre.
The incident comes a month after French soldiers opened fire on a man wielding a machete near the Louvre museum.
In light of catastrophes ranging from the Taliban's destruction of the Bamiyan Buddhas to ISIS's trafficking in looted antiquities, the French government has offered a conservation facility it's building in northern France as a haven for artifacts recovered from the battle-scarred Middle East. Yet some curators and archaeologists are fighting the plan, saying that it […]
Victoria Beckham leaves the Louvre Museum after a visit with her son Brooklyn on Saturday afternoon (March 11) in Paris, France. The mother-son duo was joined for the visit by Brooklyn‘s ex-girlfriend Sonia Ben Ammar. It’s not known if they are back on or just friends right now. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of [...]
The museum workers union said that the event featuring Vermeer’s work was poorly planned and resulted in hourslong waits for some visitors.