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Louvre Director Sets Sights on Ambitious Renovation

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Louvre Abu Dhabi to Receive 300 Loaned Works from Paris Museums

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Winged Victory of Samothrace Returns to Place at Louvre

Sunday, July 13th, 2014

The Louvre Set to Restore Winged Victory Next Month

Saturday, August 24th, 2013

Abu Dhabi Displeased Over Unspent €25 Million Gift to Louvre

Friday, May 10th, 2013

The Louvre Shuttered by Strike Over Pickpockets

Friday, April 12th, 2013

French Government Announces New Director for The Louvre

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Henri Loyrette, Director of Musée du Louvre, to Leave Post in 2013

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

Louvre opens its first outpost in Lens, France

Saturday, December 1st, 2012

AO on site – Paris: Tony Cragg, “figure out/figure in” at Le Louvre through April 25, 2010

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

AO On Site – Paris: FIAC 2010 begins at the Grand Palais and the Cour Carrée du Louvre through Sunday October 24th

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

Go See – Paris: Cy Twombly’s permanent installation ‘The Ceiling’ at Musée du Louvre

Friday, April 23rd, 2010

The Louvre begins building $135 million Islamic art wing

Tuesday, August 5th, 2008

Louvre Museum Paris

Tuesday, February 12th, 2008

Atelier Van Lieshout Work to Go to Centre Pompidou

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Sculpture Pulled from FIAC Sculpture Show Over Explicit Content

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Athens – Divine Dialogues: Cy Twombly and Greek Antiquity at the Museum Of Cycladic Art Through September 3, 2017

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Art Newspaper Profiles Thomas Kaplan’s Trove of Rembrandt Works

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Cairo’s Museum of Islamic Art Reopens After Bombing

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Largest Collection of 17th Century Dutch Paintings Set for World Tour

Friday, December 30th, 2016

New Yorker Profiles Ongoing Struggles Over Abu Dhabi Museum Expansions

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Frans Haals Forgery Profiled in NYT

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

France Promises $100 Million for Cultural Preservation in Middle East

Monday, September 26th, 2016

The Atlantic Reviews Museum Efforts to Include Blind Visitors in Programming

Saturday, June 11th, 2016
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Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige Win Prix Marcel Duchamp

October 18th, 2017

Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige, via Art NewsJoana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige have been awarded the 2017 edition of the Prix Marcel Duchamp, leaving them with an award of €35,000.  The pair’s work seeks to explore the portrayal and understanding of Lebanon as shaped by the Western media. They have recently shown in the Athens half of Documenta 14.
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Grenfell Tower Benefit Auction Raises Nearly £2 million

October 18th, 2017

Tracey Emin, via BBCAn auction to benefit the victims of London’s Grenfell Tower fire has raised over £1.9 million, the BBC reports. The benefits from the sale, which included works by Wolfgang Tillmans and Tracey Emin will be distributed to Grenfell families by North Kensington-based charity the Rugby Portobello Trust.
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Atelier Van Lieshout Work to Go to Centre Pompidou

October 17th, 2017

Atelier Van Lieshout, via NYTDesign group Atelier Van Lieshout’s Domestikator sculpture, originally deemed too lewd for an installation outside the Louvre, will go on view outside the Centre Pompidou.“To have this major piece in front of the Pompidou is a victory,” says Julien Lombrail, director of the London-based gallery Carpenters Workshop, which represents the artists. “It’s an incredible moment for Paris and the public when we have so many issues surrounding art and censorship. It’s important for us to engage for the future.”
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