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Jean-Luc Martinez Talks New Storage and Conservation Center, Collection Rehang in Art Newspaper Interview

Friday, October 4th, 2019

Louvre Blockbuster Smashes Attendance Records

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

Louvre Removes Sackler Name from Galleries

Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

Mona Lisa Tour of France Rebuffed by Louvre

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Sculpture Pulled from FIAC Sculpture Show Over Explicit Content

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Louvre Abu Dhabi to Open November 11th

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

France Promises $100 Million for Cultural Preservation in Middle East

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Louvre Announces New App

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

The Louvre Signs Important Collaboration Agreement with Iran

Monday, February 1st, 2016

New York Times Reviews the Louvre’s Ambitious Renovations

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Louvre Director Sets Sights on Ambitious Renovation

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

French Government Announces New Director for The Louvre

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Louvre to Begin Timed Ticketing

Friday, April 26th, 2019

AO On Site Preview and Summary: 54th Venice Biennale 2011 Begins This Week

Monday, May 30th, 2011
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Armed Robbers Break into TEFAF, Causing Evacuation

June 28th, 2022

A group of armed men broke into TEFAF Maastricht this week in an attempted robbery, causing an evacuation of the fair.  “TEFAF has robust procedures in the event of a security breach,” a spokesperson for the fair said. “These were precisely followed, and all visitors, exhibitors and staff were safely evacuated. The fair has now reopened.”
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Michelangelo Sketch Sells for $24 Million in Paris

May 19th, 2022

A recently unearthed Michelangelo sketch, considered to be the artist’s first nude, has sold  at Christie’s Paris for a record 23 million euros ($24 million). “Michelangelo has decided to make the figure into something that corresponded more to his aesthetic by making him much more robust and monumental, while at the same time keeping the fragility of the figure, who is exposed and shivering” as he awaits baptism,” says Christie’s Old Masters expert Stijn Alsteens.
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Basquiat Work Sells for $85 Million at Phillips $224.9 Million Night

May 19th, 2022

The Jean-Michel Basquiat work from the collection of Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa had a strong return to auction last night at Phillips, where it achieved $85 Million, part of a total sale of  $224.9 million, the highest in the company’s history. 
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