It’s the art sensation of the Paris summer: The Louvre pyramid has disappeared. How has French street artist JR achieved this feat?
The famed Paris art museum's location in the United Arab Emirates will feature post-impressionist French art as well as Middle Eastern works from all eras. Critics have accused the Louvre of "selling its soul."
Best known for designing the glass pyramid in front of the Louvre, Chinese-American architect I. M. Pei has left traces of his inimitable modernist style all over the world. He turns 100 on April 26.
The Louvre is also known for its iconic glass pyramid. Now Paris artist JR has made the pyramid "disappear" - thanks to an optical illusion. The 33 year old has become one of the world's best known street artists.
It’s a massive optical illusion in front of the Louvre Museum in Paris: When viewed from just the right vantage point the piece by French Artist JR creates an illusion of the iconic glass pyramid seeming to vanish.
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