Jean-Luc Martinez intends to improve the Louvre’s main entrance under I.M. Pei’s pyramid, among many other changes Museums

The Louvre’s director Jean-Luc Martinez reveals revolutionary changes ahead

Work begins this month on improving the Pyramid entrance (Jean-Luc Martinez intends to improve the Louvre’s main entrance under I.M. Pei’s pyramid, among many other changes) Published online: 19 September 2014
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Iranian photographer returns €50,000 prize

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Mexico’s $105m Baroque Museum denied environmental permit

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The Wallace unveils its Great Gallery rehang

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Charges made against two men in Russian avant-garde forgery case

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Reina Sofía museum announces major loan from Spanish gallerist

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Victoria (& Albert)'s secret

A secret space has been revealed at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum, but it will only be open until this Sunday, 21 September. Mystery hunters should go to the museum’s Casts Courts, where at the base of the full-size replica of Trajan’s Column from Rome they will find a small door, less than >>>

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Video: Baselitz's fascination with Munch

The Haus der Kunst in Munich is opening a show of new work by the German artist Georg Baselitz on 19 September. The show includes selections from his Remix series and from his Black Paintings series, as well as a group of black bronze sculptures. In this video, Baselitz discusses the influence of the Norwegian painter Edvard Munch on his art.

Confronting art world sexism

 

Muslims’ Worlds, from Saturday, 12 November in Berlin

berlin. “Muslims’ Worlds” is due to open in Berlin’s Ethnological Museum in Dahlem this month, exploring the theme of gender segregation in traditional Islamic societies and Muslim diversity, from orthodoxy to Sufism. In four rooms, measuring 850 sq. m, about 300 objects mainly from Pakistan,...

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