French soldier stops attack at the Louvre
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Un jour à Versailles
Découvrez les coulisses du château de Versailles. Discover the Palace of Versailles behind-the-scenes.
Stan Herd, Of Us and Art: The 100 Videos Project, Episode 30
In a continued effort to bring art outside the museum’s walls and into the community in new and surprising ways, the Minneapolis Institute of Art has commissioned renowned crop artist Stan Herd to cr...
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...
Beneath the Mona Lisa Lies a Second Portrait, Scientist Claims
Pascal Cotte claims that underneath the Mona Lisa's enigmatic smile lies a second, different portrait, perhaps even of a different person.
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...
Hotel To Open At The Palace Of Versailles As Castle Needs Funding
For an overnight stay fit for a king or a queen, look no further than France's Palace of Versailles. More than seven million people visit the opulent gilded masterpiece each year, but that hasn't kept...
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.
History of the Palace of Versailles
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Forget Versailles. Go to Vaux le Vicomte
MAINCY, France - Forget Versailles. There's a better, more intimate chateau just as close to Paris. Same designers, same scandalous history. It's the ultimate antidote to Fashion Week.
Palace of Fontainebleau | Destination Europe
As with most chateaux in France, the Chateau de Fontainebleau is spectacular and the gardens are beautiful. I think the gardens are usually free to visit and you can go inside the chateau for a small ...
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...
Musée d'Orsay
The Musée d'Orsay ([myze dɔʁsɛ]) is a museum in Paris, France, on the left bank of the Seine. It is housed in the former Gare d'Orsay, a Beaux-Arts railway station built between 1898 and 1900. The mu...