Keyword: Louvre

Sexism row erupts over Louvre succession

French culture minister Aurélie Filippetti is accused of sexism for wanting to place Sylvie Ramond as the first ever woman head of the Louvre.

'Astounding' Louvre branch to open in Lens

France's prestigious art gallery establishes its first provincial branch in a former coal town in the north of the country - and it is 'magnificent'.

The Louvre offers rare display of American art

The Louvre museum opens a modest exhibition of early American art this month, but why are so few American works on permanent display?

Louvre 'courting disaster' by sending works to Fukushima

The Louvre is accused of "courting disaster" over plans for solidarity exhibition in Fukushima as experts claim they might return "radioactive".