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RIP: Vito Acconci Has Passed Away at the Age of 77

April 28th, 2017

Vito Acconi, via huffington post
Vito Acconi, via Huffington Post

Vito Acconci, the groundbreaking artist, architect and performer whose impact on the field of contemporary art counts among the most influential of the 20th Century, has passed away at the age of 77.  Acconci suffered a stroke this week, from which he did not recover.


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Marciano Art Foundation Prepares to Open in LA

April 28th, 2017

Marciano Art Foundation, via LA MagazineLA Magazine profiles the soon to open Marciano Art Foundation on Wilshire, and the long-running efforts to open the converted Masonic Temple. “I wanted to have a place not just to exhibit art but rather for the artists to come and get inspired and do whatever they want. We’ll just let things happen,” says Maurice Marciano.
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Art Newspaper Examines Art Policies of French Presidential Candidates

April 28th, 2017

Le Pen and Macron, via Art NewspaperThe Art Newspaper profiles the contrasting policies towards the arts of French presidential candidates Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen, who are set for a run-off on May 7th.  Macron is pushing to maintain the arts budget, and will embrace EU-centered policies, while Le Pen’s staunch isolationism sees her pushing for increased funds for conservation and a halt to the sale of buildings to foreigners. 
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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