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    Louvre Persuasive Essay

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    The Louvre, also know as the beholder of history, is one of the most illustrious tourism sites in the world. The Louvre is located in Paris, France and encloses some the most eminent pieces of art ever constructed. Founded in 1792, the Louvre is composed of preeminent works of art including the Mona Lisa, Venus de Milo, Liberty Leading the People, and The Raft of Medusa. Before the Louvre was founded it served as palace for approximately two centuries. It accommodated many noble figures of France including King Francis I, King Philip II, King Henry II, King Charles IX, King Louis the XIV, and King Louis XIII. In conclusion, the Louvre is rich with history and has served as an imperative role in preserving the world that existed previously.…

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    specific requirements in a museum setting. The Louvre established standards in all of the above mentioned areas. When designing the Met, architects took these aspects into consideration in attempts to build the ideal space. At the Louvre, paintings in the Grand Gallery are displayed by a system of school, chronology, and by size (McClellan, 1994, p. 80). Keeping education in mind as a function of the museum, this method of classification provides…

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    fashioned into a church-like shape and depicted the life of the saint it honored. All the different types of relic and reliquaries serve the same function, to contribute to and legitimize the authority of the church during the medieval era within the Catholic world. The creation of the reliquary and relic theology aided the spread of the Catholic religion throughout the medieval world as relics were traded, stolen, gifted, and assisted the creation of political and religious alliances.…

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    deposited and organized. Today there are guided tours through the underground cemetery, however, a majority of the tunnel systems are cut off. A ticket to walk amongst the deceased of Paris costs around $29 for an audio guide tour or around $5 without an audio guide (Catacombes de Paris). In addition to the fascinating structures and oddities of Paris, there exist numerous institutions that house masterpiece paintings and other one-of-a-kind work of art. Possibly the most well-known art museum…

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    Visons of utopia manifest themselves throughout history as universal and shared ideals, yet the struggle for utopia is most poignantly experienced by the underprivileged and the marginalized. The hope and failure inherent in this struggle is a motif that presents itself in both real and fictional worlds. In 1893, black Americans like Ida B.Wells and Frederick Douglass spoke against the implicit racism of the Columbian Exposition. In 1911, an Italian named Vincenzo Peruggia, reacting to the…

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    five-for- one euro, only to pickpocket them afterwards. Also, there were two incidents where a drunk would stumble across my group and my teachers would have to pull us away. There were many good things in Paris, such as, seeing the Eiffel Tower and taking an elevator to the top of it. I had an incredible view of the city. The next day, my group and I went down to the bridge with many locks. The locks were taken off the bridge since they weighed it down, but they were attached to the fence near…

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    The painting today is worth about $780 million in the United States. This painting is actually guarded with high security. So many people go to see the Mona Lisa that it is actually kinda dangerous because people fight to get to the front of the crowd. This museum has other famous art work such as the Venus de Milo. Venus de Milo is a statue of a woman with no arms. The Venus de Milo is an ancient Greek statue. It is often thought to represent Aphrodite, a Greek goddess, because of the unique…

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    In the cycles of the art world, artistic styles progress over time and new innovative techniques embody an era, but the past periods never truly fade from the mind of the artist, hence periods like the Renaissance, a rebirth of an older era of art. However this retrospective obsession with art can meddle up an art history timeline if a statue is not properly dated to the correct era. This is case the regarding the Piombino Apollo, a statue found at sea in 1832 with a complex history of study…

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    cousin’s apartment, I am not having to spend a dime on a hotel. With this savings I would have the opportunity to eat delectable French treats. I could go to small cafes and eat macaroons, or I could go eat at a five star bistro. The excursions I have planned in this artsy town are the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Louvre Museum, and the Eiffel Tower night tour. My first excursion would be visiting the Notre Dame de Paris which is a stunning catholic cathedral. The cathedral has beautifully…

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    they had chocolate mousse and macarons. Red, pink, green, coral all different colors! They loved colorful things. They were stuffed, so after dinner, they headed back to their hotel to go to bed. The next morning they woke up to birds singing and a bright sunshine. They got dressed, brushed their hair, brushed their teeth and went to the hotel lobby to get breakfast. They got cereal, waffles, pancakes, and beverages. For a beverage they had milk and coffee. Afterwards, they thought what they…

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