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REVEALED: Al Qaeda's plan to blow up Eiffel Tower, Louvre

A plot by Islamist militants to blow up the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre art museum and a nuclear power plant has been foiled, the French police said. As France announced new measures to counter......

Diamonds robbed from Louvre

Two diamonds worth over $14 million were robbed mid-afternoon from an antique dealers' show at the Paris Louvre museum yesterday. Thegems, one a white 47 carat and the other a 15.74 carat blue......

Mona Lisa starts to age

The Mona Lisa's enigmatic smile is beginning to fade. Curators at the Louvre, the Paris museum where the 500-year-old painting is housed, have warned that Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece was......

China has Picasso, Abu Dhabi has art district, India has...

Ministerial reshuffles, elections, Bharatiya Janata Party, Congress, a possible Third Front -- since nobody appears to have a mandate for culture, does it really matter to artists who......

'It's a misnomer to call temple assets a treasure'

Since the treasure at Thiruvananthapuram's Sree Anantha Padmanabhaswamy Temple has been discovered the value of the riches and what should be done with it has become the talk of the town. But......

Mumbai's classy T2 terminal to rival world-class art museums

Mumbai International Airport's new T2 terminal has an art collection to rival world-class museums, a miscellany of cultural nuances that embodies India. So there's the Louvre in Paris, and then......

16 top museums of the world

A trip to the museum is always fascinating. It makes one familiar with history. To know a particular place well, one should always pay a visit to the local museum. In this slide show, we......

Why Paris is a tourist's delight

There are very few places in the world that are as closely identified with tourism as the French capital, Paris. The city is not only known as the most romantic place on Earth, but is also famous......

World's greatest art thefts

The 1911 theft of the Mona Lisa, when the self-styled Marques Eduardo de Valfierno paid three men to steal it from the Louvre in Paris, is usually seen as the first great art heist of the 20th......

Making billions on Islamic art

It's hard to know when art maven and real estate investor Nasser David Khalili first felt a craving for legitimacy. Could it have been when his teacher at a Jewish day school in Tehran, Iran......

Night At the Museum 2 is boring

The only good thing one can say about a movie like Night At the Museum: Battle of The Smithsonian is that it provided gainful employment for a few hundred behind-the-scenes people. Since a lot of......

What's the da Vinci fuss about?

For the three or four among you who haven't heard of Dan Brown, his novel Da Vinci Code, or the controversy surrounding the film set to release in India this week, a quick primer.>Da Vinci Code:......

Anand beats Ding Liren, rises to sixth

World champion Viswanathan Anand crashed through the defenses of Chinese champion Ding Liren and jumped to sixth spot after the end of the fifth round in the Alekhine memorial chess tournament, at......

Adams shocks Anand in Alekhine memorial chess tournament

World champion Viswanathan Anand made a disappointing start as he suffered a shock defeat at the hands of Englishman Michael Adams in the first round of Alekhine Memorial Chess Tournament in Paris......

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Q. Whose Smile You Think is D BEST u've ever seen?
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John
Q. Were and why was the Louvre built?
John:  A. of course that most enigmatic and most sought after smile in the painting of Mona Lisa in Louvre Museum ......but was difficult for me to say...... more

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Avinash Gudapati
Q. which Historical person you would love to romance?I want to romance with Cleopatra... you?
Avinash Gudapati:  A. The Louvre, in its successive architectural metamorphoses, has dominated central Paris since the late 12th century. Built on the city's western...... more

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Pushing Boundaries

Time Out reviews Radhika Khimji's latest artwork As an Indian artist who grew up in Muscat, studied in London and now shuttles between the... ...

http://www.timeoutmumbai.net/art/features/pushing-boundaries
Artist Hilariously Censors The Louvre's Nude Statues For Facebook (SFW!)

It's no secret that Facebook is more than a bit priggish when it comes to displaying genitalia , whether on an actual human being or a Baroque... ...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/17/peter-kaaden_n_5592038.html?utm_hp_ref=weird-news&ir=Weird+News
Utah's flagship museum exhibiting Hindu god Krishna

Utah's flagship art museum, Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA), will have an exhibition on Hindu Lord Krishna starting August eight. Running till... ...

http://www.indianewsblast.com/2014/07/utahs-flagship-museum-exhibiting-hindu.html
Making Mysore like Paris

Ex-MP Vishwanath mocks at Modi's promise Tit-for-tat by Pratap Simha, MP Mysore, July 14- Former Mysore-Kodagu MP A.H. Vishwanath, addressing a... ...

http://www.starofmysore.com/main.asp?type=news&item=41008
A Labour of Louvre

T ime and again, maker of prestige timepieces Breguet turns into a French ally in the cause of the arts. The Swiss brand shares a long history with... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/magazine/A-Labour-of-Louvre/2014/07/13/article2325662.ece

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