“Think of the planet,” said the vandal, who claimed to be a climate activist and was disguised as a woman in a wheelchair.
Two recent investigations of “Salvator Mundi,” including one conducted by the Louvre, now offer new avenues for skepticism.
Starring Omar Sy, the French Netflix series Lupin is a delightful crime thriller.
Record attendance numbers at the Paris museum have not scaled with security personnel on staff, and employees say the situation is now dangerous.
The new program, created in partnership with Airbnb, is designed to attract locals to the museum at times when it’s not crowded with tourists.
Italy’s rightwing government initially refused France’s request for Leonardos because it believed the Louvre exhibition would “put Italy on the margins of a major cultural event.”
Despite the museum’s updated ticket policy undoing its universal pay-what-you-wish model, well-received exhibitions like Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination proved fruitful.
Starting January 5, the Louvre will offer free admission on one Saturday night every month, to “democratise” its patronage.
Australian social media personality Newsha Syeh says she was unjustifiably berated by guards at the Louvre for her choice of outfit.
The “Apeshit” video is important because people of color rarely have the opportunity to claim such spaces, but it also perpetuates the dangerous notion that art is a luxury.
But the pop music royals stick to the museum’s main attractions in “Apeshit.”
In a protest performance on Monday, activists collapsed at the foot of “Raft of the Medusa” to call attention to museum sponsor Total’s climate change complicity.