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    The Louvre

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    The Louvre In the heart of one of the biggest city of the world Paris‚ lies the biggest museum of the world LOUVRE. With a surface of 210‚000 m2 ‚66‚600 of them are devoted to exhibitions. This museum holds 35‚000 masterpieces and eight different collections. To be able to visit the entire museum I had to go several times and take over from where I left. What really fascinated me and grab my attention is the Egyptian antiquity section. I was charmed about this because it had all the details

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    Louvre Controversy

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    commonly as The Louvre has been the home to the French monarchy‚ a battle fortress during the Hundred Years War and currently as a world-class museum with art ranging from the Mona Lisa by Leonardo DaVinci(which some believe to be a self-portrait of DaVinci) to artifacts from Ancient Egypt to Greek‚ Etruscan‚ Native American and Near East antiquities. But the Louvre was not always the artistic mecca that the world has familiarized the name with. Since its beginnings‚ the Louvre has conferred legitimacy

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    Louvre and Champs Elise

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    historical testimonies‚ but not less modernism. In this mixture of beautiful things‚ I did not know how to start my dream’s journey. Before I even realized‚ I found myself in a long line‚ waiting to access one of the most famous museums in the word: The Louvre. The museum is impressive. Huge rooms‚ exceeding sized sculptures‚ large paintings. I saw the masterpieces Venus de Milo‚ Victory of Samothrace‚ Giaconda. I will mention an interesting sculpture to its conception: four giants placed each in the four

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    Museum Tour of Louvre

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    Museum Tour of Louvre I decided to take a virtual tour of the Museum of Louvre located in France. The web site can be found at http://www.louvre.fr/llv/musee/visite_virtuelle.jsp I took the tour place on May 28‚ 2006. I was introduced to this web through my step father who was raised in Paris. The tour consisted of many different aspects of arts such as Islamic arts‚ paintings‚ Greek‚ Etruscan and Roman antiquities‚ sculptures and decorative arts. The tour was very quick and precise. They gave

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    vision and mission Louvre was built by Philip II in the end of 12 century. At that time‚ the Louvre was a castle which had been used to defense but not to live. In 14 century‚ Charlie V decided to live into the Louvre. During the French Revolution‚ Louvre was opened to public as a museum. After Napoleon was in power‚ he began to expand the scan of the Louvre. And at the period of Napoleon III‚ Louvre museum buildings were finished up completely. Until now the Louvre has become well-known in

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    Psych 1 Museum Pieces I visited a museum in Paris online called the Louvre Museum. I chose a museum in Paris because they say it is the city of love and I would love to visit Paris one day. I came across three items that caught my attention. The first item the that caught my eye was this beautiful‚ amazing sculpture by Antonio Canova. The sculptures called "A Closer Look at Psyche Revived by Cupids Kiss“. What caught my attention about this piece was a man holding a woman

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    Louvre and Paris

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    astounding with it being 2000 years old. Initially known at Lutetia‚ it was conquered by Julius Caesar in 52 B.C. The French kings who governed France from 448 until 1848 made many beautiful monuments in Paris which include the palace of Versailles and the Louvre Museum. The Catholic Church being a big part of Paris built many great churches which include Notre Dame and Sainte Chapelle. Paris first became the capital of France in 508 under King Clovis. It is very significant to its country because it is the

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    My Impression

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    tower .It has become both a global icon of France.The tower is the tallest building in Paris .It’s beautiful and gigantic. I will go on the Eiffel tower for sight-seeing ‚ I think it’s very beautiful and higher. Second‚ I will go to the Louvre museum. The Louvre Museum was one of the world’s largest museums‚ the most visited art museum in the world and a historic monument. There are many art gallery in that museum.I want to go to this place because I want to visit art gallery.Third place

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    Winged Victory

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    The Hellenistic Art period started in 323 BC marked by the death of Alexander the Great. During this period of time‚ art took a turn towards over dramatized renditions of emotional scenes. The artists of the Hellenistic times used sweeping lines and high contrast of light to create their art. The artists of this period practiced giving their pieces the ability to be viewed from all sides. Also‚ Some artists experimented with the use of transparency of clothing‚ and the flexibility of the poses. notable

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    de Triumphed‚ The Louvre‚ Notre Dame and lot of other places are all located in the heart of Paris‚ France. Paris with its French food‚ romantic places and extraordinary views was like seeing heaven. I’ll never forget the day I was sitting in a French café‚ eating wear food and looking out people passing by. Paris Is a very populate place‚ but it’s the nicest place I been to. French people are not very nice with you. We experience some pickpockets around us. Inside the Louvre‚ a museum in Paris

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    French Architecture

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    French Architecture France is a country rich in architecture. You can spend all your days day walking through the streets of Paris‚ or any other region‚ visiting the museums‚ and taking pictures next to one of the many impressive monuments. France has many old monuments and some of them they are in well good condition like the Maison Carrée and the Pont du Gard near Nîmes. The Carolingian dynasty of Charlemagne was a period of innovative buildings‚ using the Romanesque architecture‚ which gave

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    Recumbent Lion

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    The statue is preserved now in the Louvre museum in Paris (Pl. 11). Another lion statue of the same shape is preserved in the Vatican Museum in Rome‚ and is inscribed with the name of Nectanebos I (30th dynasty). This statue could probably adorn the same previous temple of Saqqara (Pl. 12)

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    Art Appreciation 9

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    natural world portrayed with rage with an explosion on a street in Paris (Louvre Museum. n.d.). Delacroix depended solely on members of the royal family and donations from various institutions to help fund his art projects. Sketches were done prior to

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    The theft of the “Mona Lisa” radically changed people’s awareness and views of the painting. People were very interested in this event because how it happened is unknown. The “Mona Lisa” was painted by Leonardo da Vinci and was displayed at the Louvre museum in Paris‚ France. The theft of the “Mona Lisa” likely took place in the morning‚ but the painting was gone for an entire day before anyone realized it had been stolen. When the museum opened and the wall where da Vinci’s masterpiece had hung

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    College

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    Thursday AP Comp. College -- the important four-year period in which a student grows in knowledge of their preferred career and steeps in new and different experiences. It is important for me to leave college with a close community‚ a better knowledge of my future job‚ and the experience of studying abroad. These three things would help me in post--school life‚ and also give me vivid memories. It is essential for me to leave college with a close community. Having grown up in a

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    Mona Lisa

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    3/17/2013 Mona Lisa The Mona Lisa is an extremely sought after and recognized painting. It was painted by the famous Italian painter Leonardo da Vinci between the years of 1503-1506 from what historians believe. The painting standing only 30 inches by 21 inches is a portrait of a woman‚ on poplar panels done with oil acrylic. This piece created a lot of ground breaking techniques for the period in which it was painted for the art world. It was said that there was a possibility this piece was

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    My trip to France.

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    all over France‚ from Paris to Mont Saint Michel‚ along the South of France‚ and even to Switzerland! I visited places I usually saw on the television screen. I even climbed 627 steps on the world famous Eiffel Tower. I truly enjoyed visiting the Louvre Museum. It is so big that people say it takes about one whole month to go through the entire museum. That visit was very educational and interesting‚ especially when I finally got to see the most famous painting in history‚ The Mona Lisa. This once

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    The Musée du Louvre and its Pyramid‚ and St Paul’s Cathedral with the nearby 30 St Mary Axe were the chosen topics by both members of our group. All of these buildings are iconic building within their cities‚ and all were designed and built with vastly different contexts and purposes in mind. In this essay we will compare and contrast the different buildings in a manner that will help us understand the juxtaposition of old and new buildings. We will also investigate what made the contemporary buildings

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    Edge of tommorow

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    Edge of Tomorrow is a 2014 American military science fiction film starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt. Doug Liman directed the film based on a screenplay adapted from the Japanese light novel All You Need Is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka. The film takes place in the near future‚ where an alien race has invaded the Earth and defeated the world’s military units. It follows Major William Cage (Cruise)‚ a military PR officer inexperienced in combat‚ who is deployed into a combat mission against the aliens

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    Paris

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    We went and toured the Notre Dame but unfortunately could not clime to the top due to the cold rainy weather conditions outside. When we arrived at the Louvre our tour guide informed us it was originally the Palais du Louvre which housed the royal estate until Louis XIV felt it was not good enough and built the Palace of Versailles. The Louvre museum was enormous with many different eras and types of art to view. We had a unanimous vote‚ however‚ that seeing the “Mona Lisa” was by the far the best

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