Jean-Luc Martinez

Jean-Luc Martinez stays in post as Louvre director—for now

Museum chief is named "interim" director while President Macron decides if he should continue as head of the Paris institution

'I am not too worried by crowd problems': Louvre director predicts visitor numbers will drop by 80%

Jean-Luc Martinez believes that capitalising on the museum's permanent collection will be key to recovery

Louvre director plots great collections reshuffle

In an exclusive interview, Jean-Luc Martinez reveals his big plans for the museum and why 250,000 objects must leave Paris

Delacroix and Beyoncé bring record-breaking Louvre visitor figures

After attendance dips, 10.2 million people flocked to the Paris museum last year

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Non to tourists: free Saturdays at the Louvre cater to locals

Officials at the Paris museum want to boost homegrown audiences and draw lower-income visitors

Louvre’s director: we are active in 75 countries

Jean-Luc Martinez says the museum’s international projects have skyrocketed over the past five years