The Louvre is also known for its iconic glass pyramid that forms the main entrance to the museum. Now Paris street artist JR has made the pyramid "disappear" - thanks to an optical illusion.
The Mona Lisa is finally receiving visitors again. Following the COVID-related closure, the Paris Louvre has now reopened its doors, but with strict regulations.
Thanks to the digitization of museum collections and new online virtual tours, some of the world's most popular cultural institutions can be discovered in coronavirus isolation. These six museums are a click away.
Architect I.M. Pei, one of the most famous and prolific architects of the 20th century, has died at the age of 102. He was best known for his renovation of the Louvre in Paris, which at first attracted huge criticism.
On German Unity Day, October 3, the well-known street art artist JR will transform Berlin's landmark with a 25-meter-high photo collage. This is intended to commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall.
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