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A Fan Actually Hung Lorde's 'Melodrama' in the Louvre

Down the back, but who cares? Still the Louvre.
Lauren O'Neill
11.28.17
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These Buildings Were Too Sexy for the Louvre

The work apparently symbolizes "the power of humanity over the world" and was set to be installed right next to a playground.
Drew Schwartz
10.3.17
Art

Two Museums Duked It Out in a Twitter-Fueled Super Bowl Fight | Last Week in Art

Plus, breaking news: Did Mona Lisa have syphilis?
Nathaniel Ainley
2.6.17
Art

Restoring da Vinci's 'St. John the Baptist' | Conservation Lab

Leonardo’s disputed Renaissance masterpiece reemerges from under 15 layers of varnish.
Noémie Jennifer
11.22.16
Art

How Replicas Could Save Threatened Artworks | Conservation Lab

Digital facsimiles ensure originals remain intact—but how do they affect the way we experience art?
Noémie Jennifer
7.12.16
Art

Muhammad Ali's Paintings & Johnny Depp's Basquiats: Last Week in Art

Also last week: Helen Mirren and Ted Cruz teamed up for the sake of art, a SFMOMA visitor damaged a Warhol, and controversial Russian performance artist Pyotr Pavlensky was released.
Sami Emory
6.13.16
Art

How Brexit Could Affect Britain's Artists: Last Week in Art

Also, the Louvre Museum prepares for floods sweeping Paris and a gold-encrusted gold eagle is stolen.
Sami Emory
6.6.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, the estranged wife of the UCLA gunman has been found dead after police discovered a "kill list," Muhammad Ali has been hospitalized, floods in Paris have shut down the Louvre, and more.
Vice Beta
6.3.16
Art

The Louvre's Glass Pyramid, Gone!

Artist JR is back at it again with the large scale optical illusions.
Beckett Mufson
5.25.16
Art

Rainbow Bagels and Death-By-Selfie Statistics: Last Week in Art

Did the Ancient Greeks have laptops? Have you heard the new Pussy Riot? Read on to find out.
Sami Emory
2.8.16
Art

The "Tears of Joy" Emoji Is the "Word of the Year": Last Week in Art

It was chosen, the Oxford Dictionary announced, "as the ‘word’ that best reflected the ethos, mood and preoccupations of 2015.”
Sami Emory
11.23.15