The activists unfurled large banners and staged a die-in in front of the museum’s iconic pyramid demanding it removes the Sackler’s name from one of its wings.
Last Sunday, protestors staged a dramatic performance at the Louvre to pressure it to cut ties with French multinational oil and gas company Total S.A.
SINGAPORE — This is a tale of two Leonardos — or rather one possible Leonardo and one definite da Vinci.
New research suggests that Leonardo da Vinci’s “Virgin of the Rocks” at the National Gallery — one of the British museum’s most prized possessions — might not be the work of the master after all, the Guardian reported.
The Art Newspaper is reporting that the Louvre has launched a €1 million crowdfunding campaign to pay for the conservation of its “Winged Victory of Samothrace,” a 2nd-century BCE sculpture of Nike.