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The Louvre Working to Complete VR Tour of the Mona Lisa

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

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

The Economist Looks at the Development of the Louvre Abu Dhabi

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

The Louvre Set to Restore Winged Victory Next Month

Saturday, August 24th, 2013

The Louvre Shuttered by Strike Over Pickpockets

Friday, April 12th, 2013

French Government Announces New Director for The Louvre

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

The Louvre begins building $135 million Islamic art wing

Tuesday, August 5th, 2008

Louvre Closes Indefinitely Over Coronavirus

Friday, March 13th, 2020

Louvre Temporarily Closes Over Coronavirus Concerns

Monday, March 2nd, 2020

Louvre Blockbuster Smashes Attendance Records

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

Art Newspaper Takes Closer Look at Negotiations Over Disputed Da Vinci, “Salvator Mundi” for Louvre Show

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

Louvre Secures Key da Vinci Works from Italy for October Show

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

Louvre to Require Reservations for All Visits

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

Louvre Partners with Luxury Cruise Line for Culture Cruise Program

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

Louvre Removes Sackler Name from Galleries

Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

Nan Goldin and Activists Stage Action at Louvre

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019

Louvre Workers Strike Over Staffing Shortages

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

Salvator Mundi Work Will Not Go on View at Louvre Over Alleged Authenticity Concerns

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

Louvre to Begin Timed Ticketing

Friday, April 26th, 2019

Louvre Bids to Buy Rembrandt

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

Paintings from Notre Dame Transferred to Louvre

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

Da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi” and its Absence from Louvre Abu Dhabi Profiled in NYT

Monday, April 1st, 2019

JR’s Installation at Louvre Destroyed by Visitors

Monday, April 1st, 2019
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The Met to Pay Staff Through May

March 31st, 2020

The Met will pay all employees through May, as coronavirus closures continue, the New York Times reports. “Our highest priority remains to support our staff as best we can in helping to keep everyone safe and as financially secure as possible,” says president and CEO Daniel Weiss. “We realize that this announcement of a four-week extension of full salary support does not provide enduring comfort, but at the moment it is the best we can do in a rapidly evolving situation.”
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Hans Ulrich Obrist Calls for WPA-Style Arts Program to Help Economy

March 30th, 2020

Hans Ulrich Obrist has called for a massive public arts program to help jumpstart the arts economy again after the impact of coronavirus, likening the idea to the Great Depression’s WPA.  “With the WPA, they went out into the community: artists got salaries and were able to research and create work during the New Deal era. It gave many people their first real jobs and commissions,” he says.
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David Zwirner Invites Smaller Galleries to Show in Digital Exhibition Rooms

March 30th, 2020

David Zwirner is welcoming a group of 12 small galleries to exhibit in his gallery’s digital viewing rooms, NYT reports. “We are grateful for any and all acts of solidarity in these incredibly difficulty times,” says Oliver Newton of 47 Canal, one of the galleries invited.
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