Louvre
The Louvre or the Louvre Museum (French: Musée du Louvre, [myze dy luvʁ]) is one of the world's largest museums and a historic monument. A central landmark of Paris, France, it is located on the R...
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French soldier stops attack at the Louvre
Police: Suspect attacked soldier with machete
7 Historical Hoaxes
Throughout history, sometimes discoveries that at first seemed significant later turned out to be hoaxes. From Drake’s Plate of Brass, a practical joke that got out of hand and wound up in school text...
Mystery Of Mona Lisa's Smile 'Solved' As Experts Say Da Vinci Used The Same Illusion Years Before
Scientists may have discovered the secret behind one of the most famous mysteries in the history of art – the Mona Lisa’s smile. Experts from two UK universities said that a new study of another paint...
The top 10 unforgettable faces in art
From Manet's dreamy barmaid to Warhol's multicoloured Marilyn Monroe and ancient Egypt's beauty queen … here are the painted faces you'll never forget.
Mona Lisa: Italian scientists 'close' to discovering identity of Leonardo da Vinci model
Scientists are awaiting results from carbon tests on three female bodies exhumed from a convent in Florence, central Italy, back in 2011. Lead scientist Silvano Vinceti from Italy's National Committee...
Top 5 Art Museums To Visit In France
New York City is the city that never sleeps. It is also known as the "Art Capital of the World", but France isn't too far behind.
Joyeuse - 3D
Joyeuse, sword of Charles the Great, sculpted and animated with Blender 2.62. Soundtrack: The Sims Medieval - main theme.
Louvre Pyramid - Video
Free learning from The Open University http://www.open.ac.uk/openlearn/history-the-arts --- The designer of the Louvre Pyramid, I M Pei, talking about the de...
Mona Lisa - Why so Famous
The Mona Lisa is widely considered the greatest portrait of all time. It appears in countless advertisements, has inspired poetry, sculpture, forgeries, and ...
Louvre Pyramid
The Louvre Pyramid (Pyramide du Louvre) is a large glass and metal pyramid, surrounded by three smaller pyramids, in the main courtyard (Cour Napoléon) of the Louvre Palace (Palais du Louvre) in Paris...
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Galerie d'Apollon
The Galerie d'Apollon is a part of the Louvre, famous for its high vaulted ceilings with painted decorations.The room was originally called the 'Petite Galerie' of the Louvre and was decorated by the ...
Galerie d'Apollon - Wikipedia
Borghese Collection
The Borghese Collection is a collection of Roman sculptures, old masters and modern art collected by the Roman Borghese family, especially Cardinal Scipione Borghese, from the 17th century on. It inc...
Borghese Collection - Wikipedia
Louvre-Lens
2°48′12″E / 50.43068889°N 2.803302778°E / 50.43068889; 2.803302778The Louvre-Lens is an art museum located in Lens, Pas-de-Calais, Northern France, approximately 200 kilometer...
Louvre-Lens - Wikipedia
Louvre Abu Dhabi
The Louvre Abu Dhabi is a planned museum, to be located in Abu Dhabi, UAE. On Tuesday 7 March 2007, the Louvre in Paris announced that a new Louvre museum would be completed by 2012 in Abu Dhabi, with...
Louvre Abu Dhabi - Wikipedia
Crown of Louis XV of France
The Crown of Louis XV is the sole surviving crown from the French ancien regime among the French Crown Jewels.
The crown was created for King Louis XV in 1722, when he had a new crown created. It ...
Crown of Louis XV of France - Wikipedia
Marcellus as Hermes Logios
Marcellus as Hermes Logios, sculpture of Marcellus the Younger as Hermes Logios, the god of eloquence. It was executed in marble (1.80 meters in height) circa 20 BC (i.e. 2 years after the nominal sub...
Marcellus as Hermes Logios - Wikipedia
7 Historical Hoaxes
Throughout history, sometimes discoveries that at first seemed significant later turned out to be hoaxes. From Drake’s Plate of Brass, a practical joke that got out of hand and wound up in school text...
Mystery Of Mona Lisa's Smile 'Solved' As Experts Say Da Vinci Used The Same Illusion Years Before
Scientists may have discovered the secret behind one of the most famous mysteries in the history of art – the Mona Lisa’s smile. Experts from two UK universities said that a new study of another paint...
Borghese Vase
The Borghese Vase is a monumental bell-shaped krater sculpted in Athens from Pentelic marble in the second half of the 1st century BC as a garden ornament for the Roman market; it is now in the Louvre...
Borghese Vase - Wikipedia
Entry of the Crusaders in Constantinople
The Entry of the Crusaders in Constantinople (Entrée des Croisés à Constantinople) or "The Crusaders Entering Constantinople" is a large painting by Eugène Delacroix. It was commissioned by Louis-Phi...
Entry of the Crusaders in Constantinople - Wikipedia