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Vestiges de barricades, boulevard Saint-Michel à Paris, après les émeutes étudiantes de mai 1968
May 1968 and the social movements of 1967-1968 in Germany
thursday 03 may 2018
50 years ago, France entered a period of student protests and general strikes on an unprecedented scale, giving rise to one of the biggest social...
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Willy Ronis by Willy Ronis
Willy Ronis by Willy Ronis
tuesday 24 april 2018
 On 27 April, the exhibition Willy Ronis par Willy Ronis will open at the Pavillon Carré de Baudoin, in partnership with the Rmn-Grand...
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The Women who have Shaped the History and the Arts
The Women who have Shaped the History and the Arts
thursday 08 march 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,...
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Croquis d'arabes, paysage et notes manuscrites; Cavaliers, foule devant une porte de la ville
Delacroix in the spotlight, Spring 2018
tuesday 27 february 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...
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Joséphine et Napoléon
Letter to Josephine
wednesday 14 february 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...
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Le Voyageur au-dessus de la mer de nuages, Caspar David Friedrich
Wanderlust or the desire to travel
thursday 08 february 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...
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Bal guinguette in ultra-high definition
wednesday 17 january 2018
Bal du moulin de la Galette: behind the scenes of a gigapixel shoot. The month of August is drawing to a close, and traffic on Quai Anatole France...
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Vase de Galiléo Chini acquis par le musée d'Orsay
A look back on museums’ 2017 acquisitions in pictures
wednesday 10 january 2018
Every year, several hundred works join the collections of museums, leading to the organisation of photography campaigns provided by our agency or...
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Le Mille e una notte, Vittorio Zecchin, musée d'Orsay
Entering the public domain in 2018
monday 08 january 2018
Works by more than 90 artists represented in our collections enter the public domain on 1 January!There are too many to list here, but below...
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Projet de décor de scène : La Flûte enchantée (1er acte), la voûte etoilée de la reine de la nuit,Karl Friedrich Schinkel
Star Wars: characters and designs found among our collections
wednesday 13 december 2017
 For 40 years, the world created by George Lucas has transported us into a modern mythology where all of the ingredients and characters seem...
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Not to be missed in 2018: anniversaries and commemorations
Not to be missed in 2018: anniversaries and commemorations
tuesday 12 december 2017
Between important dates in History and more humble anniversaries, the year 2018 will be rich in unmissable commemorations and celebrations, which...
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Restaurant QP Lounge. Photo (C) Archives Alinari, Florence, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Vittorio Giannella
10 images that make you want to sing in the rain
thursday 07 december 2017
To mark the performances of Singin’ in the Rain at the Grand Palais, we've selected some images that will make you want to watch or...
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