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Art museum and Historic site in Paris, France

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Louvre: Art museum and Historic site in Paris, France
The Louvre, or the Louvre Museum, is the world's largest art museum and a historic monument in Paris, France. A central landmark of the city, it is located on the Right Bank of the Seine in the city's 1st arrondissement. Approximately 38,000 objects from prehistory to the 21st century are exhibited over an area of 72,735 square metres. In 2018, the Louvre was the world's most visited art museum, receiving 10.2 million visitors.

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World-renowned architect who revived Louvre has died at age 102

In addition to his architectural accomplishments, I.M. Pei was also awarded a Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1992 by George H.W. Bush
CBS News - Published

I.M. Pei, pioneering architect who designed iconic Louvre pyramid, dies at 102

I.M. Pei, the world-renowned architect famous for designing the glass pyramid entry to the Louvre in Paris, has died. He was 102.
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Legendary Architect I.M. Pei Dies At 102 [Video]Legendary Architect I.M. Pei Dies At 102

(Reuters) - I.M. Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the best-known and most prolific architects of the 20th century, has died, the New York Times reported on Thursday...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

Louvre pyramid architect I.M. Pei dead at 102: New York Times [Video]Louvre pyramid architect I.M. Pei dead at 102: New York Times

One of the 20th century's best-known architects, I.M. Pei, has died according to the New York Times. Pei was born in China but made his mark around the world with his distinctive modern aesthetic. His..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:49Published

Acclaimed Architect I.M. Pei Dies At The Age Of 102 [Video]Acclaimed Architect I.M. Pei Dies At The Age Of 102

According to a report by CNN Style, I.M. Pei, considered by many to be one of the last great modernist architects, has died at the age of 102. While most of his work was done in the United States, Pei..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:57Published

Couple win Airbnb competition for first overnight stay in the Louvre museum [Video]Couple win Airbnb competition for first overnight stay in the Louvre museum

The winners of a recent Airbnb competition were given the opportunity to be the first people to be hosted overnight by the Louvre museum in Paris.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:41Published

At Amboise, Leonardo's last years paint a picture of Franco-Italian harmony [Video]At Amboise, Leonardo's last years paint a picture of Franco-Italian harmony

Commemorations for Leonardo da Vinci’s 500th anniversary begin this week in Amboise, in the Loire Valley, with France and Italy setting aside recent tensions to honor the memory of the Renaissance..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:27Published

All Is Not Lost At Notre Dame Cathedral [Video]All Is Not Lost At Notre Dame Cathedral

It’s a real-life miracle inside one of the world’s most visited Cathedrals ahead of the holiest Christian weekend.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:23Published

What Happened to the Artifacts Inside Notre Dame? [Video]What Happened to the Artifacts Inside Notre Dame?

While many artifacts escaped fire damage, officials say some appear to have suffered water damage.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:32Published

Notre-Dame's Artworks To Be Transferred To Louvre [Video]Notre-Dame's Artworks To Be Transferred To Louvre

The artworks evacuated from Notre-Dame Cathedral during the blaze on Monday will be transferred to the Louvre Museum, the French Culture Minister Franck Riester told reporters. Staff from the fire..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

Ever dreamed of a night with Mona Lisa? Now you can! [Video]Ever dreamed of a night with Mona Lisa? Now you can!

"Night at the Museum" will soon become a reality for two guests who will win "tickets" to spend a night at the Louvre in Paris, courtesy of Airbnb. Saskia O'Donoghue reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:12Published

French artist reveals Louvre pyramid's secrets with giant collage [Video]French artist reveals Louvre pyramid's secrets with giant collage

On its 30th anniversary, artwork makes Louvre pyramid emerge from the abyss

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:13Published

Louvre Museum's iconic pyramid celebrates 30th anniversary [Video]Louvre Museum's iconic pyramid celebrates 30th anniversary

The courtyard surrounding the Louvre Museum's pyramid in Paris will disappear this week as part of the celebrations of the iconic monument's 30th anniversary. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:34Published

 
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