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The Women who have Shaped the History of Art
jeudi 08 mars 2018
Because International Women's Day isn't just about 8 March, we are taking a look back at our iconic treasures from the female pantheon, representing women who have left their mark on History, Art and Society.Throughout the centuries and depending on the societies in question, women's freedom and situation has varied greatly, subject...
Delacroix in the spotlight, Spring 2018
mardi 27 février 2018
In spring 2018, the Musée du Louvre and the Musée Delacroix will be paying tribute to the creative genius of the 19th century, Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863). It's an opportunity to discover the many facets of the artist through our images.With an artistic career lasting more than 40 years, Delacroix is a complex personality, worldly and...
Did you know the bicycle is only 200 years old?
jeudi 22 février 2018
For almost two centuries, our roads have been overtaken by the curious vehicles that force pedestrians to share their public spaces. Silent, easy to handle, fast, they have become such an integral part of our lives that we need to take a step back and measure the impact of bikes on our daily existence.The ancestor of today's bicycle, the
Letter to Josephine
mercredi 14 février 2018
A look at Napoleon in love in images from our collectionsThe young Bonaparte was fascinated by Josephine from the start, having met her at a society dinner party in 1796. He fell under the spell of this young widow. Madly and passionately in love, Bonaparte could no longer imagine life without her. They were legally married less than two months...
Wanderlust or the desire to travel
jeudi 08 février 2018
Do you wish for a change of air, to explore the world, to see if the grass is greener elsewhere, to discover other ways of living and thinking and ultimately to find yourself? Then it sounds like you have some "Wanderlust"! While the term might be German in origin, meaning literally "the desire to travel", the concept...
A look back on the Gauguin 3D Hackathon
vendredi 26 janvier 2018
The Gauguin 3D Hackathon took place at the Cité des sciences on 14 and 15 January: 2 days for creating, remixing, twisting, and 3D printing works by Paul Gauguin.The Agence Photo and Cité des sciences joined forces to organise and host the first art-based Hackathon with a focus on 3D. The Fab Lab du Carrefour...