Louvre

Powdering sleeping beauty’s nose: Virus eases Louvre works
Culture

Powdering sleeping beauty’s nose: Virus eases Louvre works

PARIS (AP) — The 518-year-old Mona Lisa has seen many things in her life on a wall, but rarely this:…
Strike over staff shortage shuts Louvre in Paris
Art news

Strike over staff shortage shuts Louvre in Paris

Staff at the Louvre in Paris went on strike Monday, forcing the museum to close and disappointing tourists hoping to…
Violent clashes engulf Paris in new anti-Macron protests
World

Violent clashes engulf Paris in new anti-Macron protests

Anti-government protesters torched dozens of cars and set fire to storefronts during daylong clashes with riot police across central Paris…
Mideast outpost of Louvre to open in Abu Dhabi in November
Art news

Mideast outpost of Louvre to open in Abu Dhabi in November

The Mideast outpost of France’s iconic Louvre Museum will open in Abu Dhabi on Nov. 11. Officials made the announcement…
Artist transforms travel photos with paper cutouts
Life & Style

Artist transforms travel photos with paper cutouts

Taking pictures of famous landmarks is like writing a thank-you letter or ironing a shirt. You're sorta obligated to do it,…
Egyptian shroud set for rare auction in Paris
Archaeology

Egyptian shroud set for rare auction in Paris

A rare ancient Egyptian burial cloth more than 3,000 years old is to go under the hammer on Thursday in…
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