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The Eiffel Tower illuminated with renewable hydrogen

Image: Energy Observer For the first time, the Eiffel Tower in Paris is lit by electricity produced from certified renewable hydrogen. Hydrogen, supplied by Air Liquide, lit up the Tower for a laser show during the Paris hydrogen event organized by Energy Observer. The event highlights the potential role of hydrogen in France’s green recovery, […]

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Fuel cell technology sustainably lights the Eiffel Tower

(1) The “Le Paris de l’Hydrogen” event is organized by Energy Observer with the support of the City of Paris. Energy Observer is the original name of the first autonomous hydrogen and zero-emission ship, both an advocacy and energy transition laboratory. During this event, which takes place on the Champ-de-Mars from May 20 to 30, […]

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For the first time, the Louvre will be led by a woman

The Louvre has made a historic new recruit: for the first time in nearly 230 years of history, the largest art museum in the world will be headed by a woman. Laurence des Cars, who directed the Musée d’Orsay and the Musée de l’Orangerie for four years, will take up her post as President and […]

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JR divides the land under the eiffel tower to form epic urban-scale works of art in paris

the land beneath the eiffel tower has split in two to reveal a cavernous underground city below – or at least that’s what French artist JR’s latest public art intervention might have you believe… the French capital was treated to a monumental installation by the prolific artist, widely known for his epic urban-scale artworks that […]

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The artist JR has installed a trompe-l’oeil under the Eiffel Tower

JR’s new installation under the Eiffel Tower in Paris. AFP news agency / YouTube Over the years, French artist JR has built considerable notoriety by producing work that takes into account the collective public as its main raison d’être. In 2019, the Brooklyn Museum hosted JR’s first major exhibition in North America, and since then […]

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The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week

Great Artists on the Great Migration – Art stars including Mark Bradford and Carrie Mae Weems will create new works to reflect on the legacy of the Great Migration for an upcoming exhibition at two museums. Made in LA Branches – The typical local Hammer Museum biennial, co-presented at the Huntington, featured many works of […]

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Notre-Dame de Paris has collaborated with a handbag brand – WWD

The unlikely fashion collaborations keep coming, the latest being a savvy Parisian accessories brand with what is probably the most famous church in the world. Find the Notre-Dame x Sophie Cano Paris collection, for sale exclusively on the Notre-Dame de Paris website as well as its concept store, not far from the medieval Catholic cathedral, […]

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Kinmel Hall, known as the Welsh Palace of Versailles, is sold to a local resident

A prime listed building dubbed ‘the Welsh Versailles’ has been auctioned for £950,000. Kinmel Hall, near the village of Abergele in Conwy, has been named among the UK’s 10 most endangered Victorian and Edwardian structures in the past, and there are still concerns about its future. The sprawling mansion and supporting buildings are in desperate […]

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Not to be missed during a visit to the Louvre

Who doesn’t want to follow in the footsteps of Beyonce and Jay-Z? The world-famous couple’s stroll to the Louvre Museum for their 2018 music video A parasite drew a record 10.2 million visitors to the iconic building. But the spotlight isn’t for everyone, so avoid the crowds and instead explore the quieter corners of the […]

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“Plunder” explores the Veronese painting looted from the Louvre – ARTnews.com

Since its completion in 1563, the 32-foot-long painting by Paolo Veronese The wedding at Cana had been an object of admiration – an image with religious resonance for the monks of Venice’s San Giorgio Maggiore who preceded it, and an image full of aesthetic significance for the countless artists it inspired. But in September 1797, […]