Louvre

Calligraphic Plaque | The Met

Wilson, Arnold T. "7th January to 28th February, 1931." In <i>Catalogue of the International Exhibition of Persian Art</i>. 3rd. ed. London: Royal Academy of …

British Museum

Furious Eiffel Tower chef challenges rivals over eviction from top job

The French top chef who cooked for fast-food-loving US President Donald Trump atop the Eiffel Tower during his visit to Paris last year went to court …

France

Tezi Gabunia's Breaking News: The Flooding Of The Louvre

The world’s most acclaimed art museum is immersed in water by a fictional flooding in ‘Breaking News: The Flooding Of The Louvre’, the latest video …

Laissez-Faire

8 Things You Might Not Know About the Louvre

With the passing of Aretha Franklin on August 16, 2018, the world has lost one of its most distinctive voices—and personalities. As celebrities and …

Culture

Japanese Connections: The Birth of Modern Décor // September 6–November 24, 2018

<b>Japanese Connections: The Birth of Modern Décor</b> <br>September 6–November 24, 2018<p><b>Louvre Abu Dhabi</b> <br>Cultural District<br>Abu Dhabi<br>United Arab Emirates <b><br>Hours:</b> …

Louvre Abu Dhabi

Learn your next language faster with Mondly's AI-powered lessons

From self-driving cars to Siri, we've already gotten a taste of what AI can do, and now this groundbreaking technology is making its way to education …

Language Learning

5 things to do in Paris in August

CULTURE<p>SEE<p>As the locals pour out for their annual holidays, Paris is an altogether calmer place in August. From rooftop bars to museums, see our …

Mode

Louvre Abu Dhabi: Louvre Abu Dhabi Highway Gallery by TBWA\RAAD | Creative Works | The Drum

To convince local audiences/non-museum-goers that art and museums are far from outdated and boring, a new billboard campaign from TBWA\RAAD set out …

Louvre Abu Dhabi

Move over Paris! Small town aims to be France's new City of Love

The small northern town of Lens wants the French capital to stop having a monopoly on romance.

France

Two Days in Paris

What to do with two days in Paris? The city has so much to offer and is notorious for the world acknowledged sights. Here is a list of a must see …

France

Return to an alternate Paris in 1889 with this sprawling steampunk scene

Like all great cities, <b>Castor Troy’s</b> steampunk Paris continues to grow. Previously we’ve featured Casotor’s models of the Colonial Office and the …

Art Deco

12 Sexy Celeb Couples Who’ve Starred In Music Videos Together: Kylie Jenner, Travis Scott & More

Starring in music videos with your significant other is totally a thing in Hollywood. Check out the hottest celebrity couples to team up for some of …

Music Videos

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Object type<p>print<p>Museum number<p>1891,0112.64<p>Description<p>Gallery of the Louvre; interior view of the Great Gallery at the Louvre, the long gallery with an …

Travel (UK)

Champs-Elysées Christmas market finds new home

The Champs-Elysées Christmas market has found a new illustrious address after it was cancelled in 2017 due to a dispute between the main organiser …

France

Italian sisters claim direct heritage to Mona Lisa

Natalia and Irina Strozzi believe they are the direct descendants of Leonardo Da Vinci’s most famous muse, the woman behind <i>The</i><i>Mona Lisa</i>.<p>After learning about their connection to the woman, which was then just a family legend, a family friend and historian went on a fact-finding mission to uncover …

Culture

Exhibition: Three bronze portraits of Hadrian at the Louvre, Paris

Of the many bronze portraits of Hadrian that are known to have existed, only three have survived from antiquity. After the exhibition ‘Hadrian: An …

Ancient History

Hand Picked

<b>The 1.2-foot-long</b> bronze index finger of a massive fourth-century statue currently on display at Rome’s Capitoline Museums, thought to depict the …

Archaeology

How to crush the Louvre in one day

Everything in the Louvre is worth seeing. But unless you live in Paris and visit the museum daily until the end of your days, you will <i>never</i> see …

France

Who Really Painted ‘Salvator Mundi’? An Oxford Art Historian Says It Was Leonardo’s Assistant

Art World<p>Scholar Matthew Landrus estimates that Leonardo painted only a small fraction of the canvas.<p>,<p>Was <i>Salvator Mundi,</i> the painting that sold for a …

Art

If the 'Mona Lisa' Were Made of Flowers...

AUGUST IS PEAK tourist time at the Louvre museum in Paris, and lines to see the possibly amused “Mona Lisa,” by Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), snake deep into adjacent rooms. So that you might take a closer look in the comfort of your home, I’ve used the Renaissance canvas as my inspiration this …

Wall Street

How the tiny Greek island of Milos is fighting to get back it’s masterpiece, the Venus de Milo

There’s barely a tourist in sight when Nick Vichos meets his friends for an early morning coffee beneath a cascade of vibrant bougainvillea in the …

Travel (UK)

Hundreds evacuated from Paris metro after power cut

PARIS: Hundreds of commuters and holidaymakers were evacuated from one of Paris' busiest metro lines on Tuesday evening (Jul 31) after a power …

France

The Louvre’s Delacroix exhibition set a new attendance record for a show at the Paris museum.

Eugène Delacroix's <i>Liberty Leading the People</i> (1830) on view at the Louvre. Photo by Victor Grigas, via Wikimedia Commons.The recently closed Eugène …

Art

Dependence on tickets

RECENTLY China’s top economic planner announced its intention to lower ticket prices for major state-owned scenic spots before this National Day …

News (China)

Tour de France 2018: Stage 21

During the last decade, two cities of the Yvelines area have welcomed the start of the last stage of the Tour: Rambouillet in 2012 and Versailles the …

Tour de France

Flight Deal: U.S. to Paris from $331 Round-Trip

Fly anytime between September and May, but book now. Like, right now.<p>Thanks to Delta, Air Canada, United, and Norwegian Air, round-trip flights between the U.S. and Paris are currently in the $300s and $400s—half the normal fare, for travel from September to May. Newark to Paris is $332 non-stop on …

Air Canada

The Louvre’s Critically Acclaimed Delacroix Show Gets Record-Breaking Attendance

Exhibitions<p>The Parisian museum broke its attendance records with the show, which will travel to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in September.<p>,<p>A record …

Museums

Europe poised for bumper Chinese tourism season

PARIS (Reuters) - The stars are aligning for a bumper year of Chinese tourism in Europe thanks to a growing taste for culture over shopping and fears of a cold reception in Donald Trump's America.<p>"We came with our children to see the art, the culture, not to go to the mall," a 40-year-old woman who …

News (China)

1st Arrondissement of Paris: Travel Guide to Paris, France

Paris 1st Arrondissement: Travel Guide to the 1st Arrondissement of Paris<p>Each arrondissement in Paris houses unique attractions, restaurants, and …

France

Abu Dhabi’s Billion-Dollar Warner Bros. World Indoor Theme Park Is Now Open

At 1.65 million square feet, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi is the largest indoor theme park in the world.<p>Less than a year after the United Arab …

Abu Dhabi