Islamic Louvre.

Position:Compass 11/2012: News and Views from around the World - Brief article
 
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The Louvre Museum has unveiled a new wing and galleries dedicated to the arts of Islam. It is the culmination of a nearly $130m (80m [pounds sterling]), decade-long project reaching fruition. The new dragonfly shaped building marks the famed Paris museum's greatest development since its iconic glass pyramid constructed 20 years ago. The Department of Islamic Art will exhibit much of the Louvre's 18,000 works, hoping also to foster a deepening of cultural...

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