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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 Abu Dhabi Opens this Weekend

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

Louvre Abu Dhabi to Open November 11th

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Louvre Sees Damage to Works Following Torrential Rains in Paris

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Louvre Abu Dhabi to Open This Fall

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Art Newspaper Sees Macron Victory Speech at Louvre as Indication of

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

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

Louvre Attendance Still Struggling as Tourists Avoid Paris

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

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

JR Installs Massive Wheatpaste on Louvre Pyramid

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Louvre Goes Forward with Move of 250,000 Works from Collection to Liévin

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015
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Economist Explores Implications on Restoration and Appraisal Technology

January 19th, 2018

Rijksmuseum, via ArchdailyA piece in The Economist looks at recent technologies in art appraisal and conservation, and questions how these developments may challenge the authority and stability of work in the field. “In the pursuit of knowledge about works of art, the language of science and that of the humanities both have to be spoken,” claims Robert van Langh, the Rijksmuseum’s head of conservation. 
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Andreas Gursky Speaks on His Early Work for The Guardian

January 19th, 2018

Andreas Gursky, via GuardianThe Guardian has an interview with Andreas Gursky this week, detailing the artist’s early experimentations in a photo of Salermo harbor that brought him to realize his most iconic works. “My teachers, the conceptual artists Bernd and Hilla Becher, had told me to avoid photographing with sunlight, blue sky or strong shadows, he says. “But I thought the warm sunlight here made for something quite kitsch. Also, up until this point, human beings had been the focus of my work – but here there were none in sight. Yet I was overwhelmed by what I saw: the complexity of the image, the accumulation of goods, the cars, the containers. I hadn’t been sure the photograph would work. I just felt compelled. It was pure intuition.”
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Tate Britain Director Alex Farquharson Interviewed in Art Newspaper

January 19th, 2018

Tate Britain, via ArtforumTate Britain director Alex Farquharson is interviewed in the Art Newspaper this week, detailing his vision for a major rehang at the museum. “Tate Britain has an exciting role in presenting art in a societal context, both past and present, so it is a question of the stories that we tell,” he says. “I have set out three pillars that inform our curatorial choices and how we communicate them. These are a trio of relationships: art and society, history and the present, and Britain and the world.”
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