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Mona Lisa Tour of France Rebuffed by Louvre

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Frances Tries Cultural Diplomacy in Tehran as Louvre Show Opens

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

Louvre Abu Dhabi Causes Uproar Over Map’s Omission of Qatar

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

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

The Louvre Signs Important Collaboration Agreement with Iran

Monday, February 1st, 2016

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

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Jeff Koons Louvre Show Canceled

Monday, February 16th, 2015

Louvre Abu Dhabi Buys George Washington Portrait by Gilbert Stuart

Monday, February 9th, 2015

Paris Louvre Retains Position at World’s Most Visited Museum

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
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Portuguese Museum Director Resigns Over Alleged Censorship of Mapplethorpe Show

September 25th, 2018

Robert Mapplethorpe, via Art NewsThe Serralves Foundation Museum of Contemporary Art in Porto, Portugal is currently embroiled in controversy, after Artistic Director João Ribas resigned over alleged censorship of a Robert Mapplethorpe show. “The proposal of the exhibition was to present the works of an explicit sexual nature in an area with restricted access, given the tenor of several exhibited works and being that Serralves is an institution visited annually by almost a million people of all backgrounds, ages and nationalities, including thousands of children and hundreds of schools,” the institution said in a statement. “The foundation considered that the visiting public should be alerted, in accordance with the legislation in force.”
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Thelma Golden Profiled in LA Times

September 25th, 2018

Thelma Golden, via LA TimesThe LA Times profiles Thelma Golden, and the work she has done to build Harlem’s Studio Museum into a landmark American institution. “Often, it makes me laugh when people who have never been to the museum would come visit,” she says.  “The two things people would often say is that they thought I’d be taller and that the museum would be much bigger.”
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Joan Mitchell Piece Expected to Break Auction Record Come November

September 25th, 2018

Joan Mitchell, 12 Hawks at 3 O’Clock, via Art Market MonitorA Joan Mitchell painting from the estate of Barney Ebsworth is anticipated to break the artist’s auction record, estimated to sell at $14 million to $16 million.  The work will hit the auction block at Christie’s New York in November.
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