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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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 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...
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...
The Coronation of Napoleon
The Coronation of Napoleon (French: Le Sacre de Napoléon) is a painting completed in 1807 by Jacques-Louis David, the official painter of Napoleon.The painting has imposing dimensions, as it is al...
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...
Danaë (Correggio)
Danaë is a painting by the Italian Renaissance artist Correggio, executed around 1531 and housed in the Galleria Borghese in Rome.
The work was commissioned by the Duke of Mantua Federico II Gonz...
The Holy Family of Francis I (Raphael)
The Holy Family is a 1518 painting of the Holy Family, Saint Elisabeth, an infant John the Baptist and two angels. It is signed by Raphael, but most of the work was delegated to his workshop assistant...