iOS app Android app

Louvre

French Idyll: One Visit, Three Voices (Part 1)

Pam Townsend | Posted 11.29.2014 | Travel
Pam Townsend

Traveling is, by its nature, an intensely individual and personal experience. Whether one travels solo on a self-planned journey or as part of an organized group tour, the resulting experiences will be different for each traveler, based on interests, knowledge and temperament.

Prints Of Louvre Masterpieces Found Covered In Fungus

The Art Newspaper | Posted 08.14.2014 | Arts
Read More: Louvre, Arts News

A collection of prints illustrating well-known works in the Louvre, rediscovered after years in storage at Ecuador’s Casa de la Cultura, during whic...

Nothing Quite Like Paris In The Springtime

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 04.22.2014 | Travel

It's hard to find an angle or season that doesn't suit Paris. And while the city is spectacular in color, it seems like the sort of place that's just ...

4 Great Tips for Visiting Paris in Springtime

Budget Travel | Posted 06.03.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

With flowering public gardens and boulevards made for strolling hand-in-hand, this is the perfect time of year to visit the City of Light.

This New Paris Scavenger Hunt Is the Perfect Way to See the City

Jenna-Marie Warnecke | Posted 06.02.2014 | Travel
Jenna-Marie Warnecke

When Daisy de Plume, the innovative force behind THATLou (Treasure Hunt At The Louvre), created her popular scavenger hunt in 2012, she didn't expect ...

6 Surefire Ways to Keep Your Kids Happy on Vacation (in Paris) While Enjoying It Yourself

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 03.15.2014 | Travel
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

This year we spent winter break in Paris with our (for lack of a less egregious word) tweens. It could not have gone better unless I could've eaten croissants at every meal without gaining weight and performed the Tango in the Tuieleries with Armande Assante. But I digress.

Wrapping Up: 10th Dubai International Film Festival

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.15.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I came away from DIFF a believer in this as a film festival with a vision of the future of film, from the standpoint of aesthetics, technology and business.

Art Saves A City III: Taking the Louvre into Mine

Frank Browning | Posted 02.09.2014 | Arts
Frank Browning

Lens, France -- "Why would we print an article on an archaeological exhibit of 3000 year old vases in a museum in a dead mining town?" That's the ...

Jesus in Jewish Art: The Missing Pieces

Bernard Starr | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Bernard Starr

Artworks commonly Christianized Jesus, his family and close followers while omitting their Jewish identities. This phenomenon contributed significantly to the historic rift between Christianity and Judaism by picturing Jesus and Jews as separate.

Secret Art Collection Threatened

www.weather.com | Posted 12.09.2013 | Arts

The Louvre Museum in Paris, the world's most famous art museum, plans to move a collection of more than 400,000 hidden artworks to a location in north...

World's Most Beautiful Museums

Budget Travel | Posted 09.30.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

There's nothing like a relaxing afternoon spent basking in the glory of world-famous paintings and sculptures -- not to mention picking up a keepsake in the museum shop. Here, our favorite collections of art, and suggestions for must-see masterpieces and gift-shop grabs.

Here's How Museum Pickpockets Blend In

AP | SARAH DiLORENZO | Posted 09.18.2013 | Weird News

PARIS -- French police have arrested a gang of pickpockets who dressed like tourists in order to target visitors – mostly Asian tourists –...

Rembrandt, Jews and Jesus: Putting Judaism Back in the Picture

Bernard Starr | Posted 10.19.2013 | Arts
Bernard Starr

The artworks of Medieval and Renaissance painters will stand forever as masterpieces. But there are omissions and misrepresentations of biblical history in the depictions and content, which enormously impact the Christianity and Judaism divide.

Cheesy Tourist Photos You Just Have To Take

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.01.2013 | Travel

Whether you're camera shy or a shutter bug, photographs are likely a big part of your travel routine. You can't forget to pack your camera (or, these ...

From Leonardo to Michelangelo: Now Silverman Enters the Louvre

Simon Hewitt | Posted 08.24.2013 | Arts
Simon Hewitt

One hot summer's day 30 years ago, Canadian-born art collector Peter Silverman was preparing to dive into Bavaria's scenic Starnberger.

That's A Very High Slit, Milla Jovovich

Posted 06.20.2013 | Celebrity

Milla Jovovich looked amazing at the "Liaisons Au Louvre III"" charity gala on Tuesday, but the Instagram photos she posted after the event were much ...

Will.i.am and Britney Spears Celebrate #Willpower Album Release on Google+ (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 06.24.2013 | Celebrity
Shira Lazar

On April 23, to celebrate the release of his fourth solo album, Willpower, will.i.am joined collaborators Britney Spears, Miley Cyrus and Nicole Scherzinger in a live Google+ Hangout on his illwilly YouTube channel.

Artist Updates The Louvre's Iconic Pyramid

AP | THOMAS ADAMSON | Posted 06.24.2013 | Arts

PARIS — An Italian artist decorated the Louvre museum's glass pyramid Wednesday for the first time in the iconic monument's history, in a protes...

Take A Peek At The Louvre In Abu Dhabi

AP | BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 06.16.2013 | Arts

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Abu Dhabi's new branch of the Louvre considers no artistic subject to be off limits but will not "shock for th...

Why Are Louvre Workers Walking Off The Job?

AP | Posted 06.10.2013 | Arts

PARIS — The Louvre was closed Wednesday after its workers walked off their jobs to protest what is said to be a rising problem of pickpockets ha...

Louvre Gets New Leader

AP | Posted 04.03.2013 | Arts

PARIS -- France's Louvre museum is getting a new director – the man who is leading the restoration of its most famous Greek sculpture and has hi...

Fundraising: Oui or Non?

Michael Kaiser | Posted 03.30.2013 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

As government funding for the arts has fallen (as it has in most European countries), museums are trying to fill their budget gaps by asking the public to contribute.

The Louvre Moves North on the Slag Heap of Art

Frank Browning | Posted 02.09.2013 | Arts
Frank Browning

Unlike the dwarfing monumentalism of the Louvre Palace, where the caramel weight of a faded empire bears down on every square centimeter, this new Louvre-on-a-coal mine is as light and airy as a Nordic cloud.

Can You Read This? Researchers Turn To Crowdsourcing To Decipher Mystery Language

Posted 10.22.2012 | World

Researchers at Oxford University hope new technology and crowdsourcing on the Internet will help them decipher the world's oldest writing system that ...

Raphael Makes A Splash At Louvre

AP | Posted 10.09.2012 | Arts

PARIS -- Raphael, the third in the Renaissance trinity of Michaelangelo and Leonardo Da Vinci, is famed for his serene paintings of classic subjects &...