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Antony Gormley Sculptures Vandalized in Sefton

June 24th, 2017

Antony Gormley, via The GuardianA series of Antony Gormley sculptures on Crosby Beach outside Liverpool have been vandalized with brightly colored graffiti, The Guardian reports. “We want everyone to enjoy and interact with the impressive Antony Gormley statues on Crosby beach, which are synonymous with Sefton,” a spokesman says. “However, following this incident, we have been contacted directly by Mr Gormley with a view of removing these permanent decorations which we will now look into.”
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Documenta 14 Organizers Opening Second Satellite Show in Angola

June 24th, 2017

Ibrahim Mahama, Check Point Sekondi Loco, via Art NewsThe organizers of this year’s Documenta 14 are expanding the exhibition to a satellite exhibition in Luanda, Angola, where they will show a series of works by artists of African descent. “The last decade or so has seen the increased prominence of artists from Africa exhibiting across the contemporary artistic platform in the West,” says Congolese collector Sindika Dokolo, who is helping to fund the project. “I am delighted to help in initiating this opportunity of showing the African artists being exhibited in Documenta 14 for the first time on the continent.”
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Nicholas Serota’s Impact on Tate Profiled in The Guardian

June 23rd, 2017

Nicholas Serota, via The GuardianThe Guardian charts Nicholas Serota’s impact on the Tate during his tenure as its leader, and the challenges the institution faces in the years ahead as it seeks to continue the momentum he created.  “Beginning to get the momentum going, to turn the battleship – that was the most difficult thing,” he says of his efforts.
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REFERENCE LIBRARY

Louvre Museum Paris

Place du Palais Royal
75001 Paris
www.louvre.fr

Monday 9am-6pm
Tuesday closed
Wednesday 9am-6pm
Thursday 9am-6pm
Friday 9am-6pm
Saturday 9am-6pm
Sunday 9am-6pm
The Hall Napoléon: 9am-10pm
Tickets for the Permanent Collections: €9 and €6 (from 6 pm. to 9:45 pm)
Tickets for Exhibitions in the Hall Napoléon: €9.50
Combined Ticket: €13 and €11

Recent and upcoming exhibitions of note:
Van Dyck the Engraver
February 7 – May 5, 2008
Babylon
March 14 – June 2, 2008