When the Louvre was evacuated and Mona Lisa went missing

Two of the most frequently asked questions in my Louvre tour are: "What happened to the Louvre during WWII?" and "Why the museum was not pillaged?" The answer is an amazing history that worth to be told and should be transformed into a movie. Ready to discover it? Everything started in 1939, before the war …

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Focus on a Masterpiece: The most ancient statue in Paris

The last time I was in the Louvre one of my guests asked me to surprise him. He had already visited the museum several times so he was looking for something "new". Well, "new" is not really an adjective you often hear in the museum, where the youngest works are about 200 years old and …

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