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Beyoncé and Jay-Z Helped the Louvre Break Attendance Records

The Louvre believes The Carters got 10 million people to go 'APESHIT' at the museum this year.
Kristin Corry
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This 500-Year-Old Sketch Could Be a Nude 'Mona Lisa'

New tests on a centuries-old charcoal drawing have revealed that it may have been a starting point for da Vinci's masterpiece.
Beckett Mufson

Artists Joined Forces to Fight the Inauguration | Last Week In Art

And Dippy the Dinosaur says goodbye to London's Natural History Museum.
Nathaniel Ainley

A Harry Potter Manuscript Handwritten By J.K. Rowling is Going on Sale | Last Week in Art

Matthew Barney put a sculpture of slaughtered bull in his front yard.
Nathaniel Ainley

North Africa's Biggest Street Art Ever: Last Week in Art

Also, shots were fired at a Berlin LGBT museum, BP ended its controversial sponsorship of the Tate, and the chair in which J.K. Rowling wrote Harry Potter is for sale (again).
The Creators Project

Why You Can't Escape Crowds at the Louvre

Regardless of how long they spent in the museum, everyone ends up in the same places.
Ben Richmond
The Humongous Fungus Among Us Issue

Slaves of Happiness Island

What's often lost in the reporting of foreign labor in the United Arab Emirates are of the workers themselves.
Molly Crabapple

Oops Artists Just Lost Heaps Of Money

Artists have 'won' their boycott of the Biennale. Transfield Holdings is no longer giving money to the event, and the Chairman has resigned. Woohoo!
Carly Learson