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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

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

Paris Flooding Threatens Museum Collections

Sunday, June 5th, 2016
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Ai Weiwei Opens Major Project in New York

October 16th, 2017

Ai Weiwei, via NYTAi Weiwei’s landmark public art project Good Fences Make Good Neighbors has opened in New York, with massive fence sculptures erected across New York. “New York is a city I spent 10 years in,” Ai says of his history with the city. “I was quite hesitant [to do a project here] because I love [New York] so much, it’s not easy for me to just put a simple sculpture in the city … I had to do something to pay back my respect, my love.”
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Alex Katz Does Cover for New York Magazine

October 16th, 2017

Alex Katz, via NYMAlex Katz has provided the illustration for the 50th anniversary issue of New York Magazine, drawing a series of subway riders in a stripped down approach. “Alex Katz made drawings of people on the subway in the 1940s when he was a student on his way to Cooper Union,” says Magazine photography director Jody Quon. “We wanted to see if he would revisit the experience of doing the subway drawings.” 
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United States Withdrawing from Unesco

October 15th, 2017

UNESCO, via NYTCiting an “anti-Israel bias,” the United States will withdraw from Unesco, the United Nations cultural organization, the New York Times reports. “Universality is critical to Unesco’s mission to strengthen international peace and security in the face of hatred and violence, to defend human rights and dignity,” says Unesco director Irina Bokova.
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