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Tuesday, February 12th, 2008

Paris Louvre Retains Position at World’s Most Visited Museum

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Louvre Abu Dhabi to Receive 300 Loaned Works from Paris Museums

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Louvre Attendants on Strike Over Vermeer Exhibition

Friday, March 10th, 2017

Louvre in Midst of Chaos After Vermeer Opening

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Louvre Shuttered After Knife Attack

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Cairo’s Museum of Islamic Art Reopens After Bombing

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Louvre Attendance Still Struggling as Tourists Avoid Paris

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

New Yorker Profiles Ongoing Struggles Over Abu Dhabi Museum Expansions

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Louvre Storage Facilities to Preserve Syrian and Iraqi Artifacts

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

Manuel Rabaté to Helm Louvre Abu Dhabi

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

Fiac Launching Performance Art Festival in Conjunction with Louvre

Friday, August 12th, 2016

Louvre-Lens to Restore Long-Lost Charles Le Brun Piece

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Louvre Announces New App

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Louvre Reopens in Paris

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

The Atlantic Reviews Museum Efforts to Include Blind Visitors in Programming

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

Paris Flooding Threatens Museum Collections

Sunday, June 5th, 2016

JR Installs Massive Wheatpaste on Louvre Pyramid

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Taipei Museum Has Top Exhibition Attendance of 2015

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

‘s Hertogenbosch, Netherlands – Hieronymus Bosch: “Visions of Genius” at Het Noordbrabants Museum Through May 8th, 2016

Friday, March 18th, 2016

The Louvre Signs Important Collaboration Agreement with Iran

Monday, February 1st, 2016

Paris Museum Attendance Down in Wake of Attacks

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Tehran Museum to Host Historic Show of Work by Wim Delvoye

Friday, November 27th, 2015

Paris’s Museums See Drops in Attendance Followign Attacks

Friday, November 27th, 2015
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Maurizio Cattelan Profiled in NYT

April 24th, 2017

Maurizio Cattelan, via NYTMaurizio Cattelan is profiled in the New York Times this week, as a documentary on the artist hits theaters.  “Underneath it all, Maurizio’s a good person,” says director Maura Axelrod of the artist’s mischievous personality. “He’s not careening through life trying to upset people. His overall approach is playful. Although maybe not the Stephanie Seymour piece. That might be the exception.”
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Magdalena Abakanowicz Passes Away at the age of 86

April 24th, 2017

Embryology 1978-80 by Magdalena Abakanowicz born 1930Polish sculptor Magdalena Abakanowicz has passed away at the age of 86.  The artist’s long career frequently challenged the authoritarian regime of Cold War Poland, and the impact of war on the psyche of its people.  “We are finally still questioning our own existence, the problem of our existence,” she once said, “because this is the greatest question and the greatest mystery—existence and sense or non-sense, the extraordinary power of man and his extraordinary weakness.”
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Case Over Pieter Bruegel the Younger Painting Hints at Problems with Painting Valuations

April 24th, 2017

Pieter Bruegel the Younger, via NYTThe New York Times reports on a recent court decision over the valuation and sale of a Pieter Bruegel the Younger the painting, where evidence showed a trend towards auction houses underpricing works so as to win favor from sellers when the works sold at strong prices.  The ruling echoes assertions by the I.R.S. that prices given for artworks are a likely “high abuse area.”
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