Art lovers will now be able to get their fix despite lockdowns and travel restrictions after the Louvre launched an online platform featuring its entire collection. The world’s most visited museum has put more than 480,000 pieces on show – including the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo. And it is free. The website showcases artworks from collections at the museum’s eight departments, ranging from Islamic art and Renaissance sculptures to Egyptian antiquities. Jean-Luc Martinez, the Paris museum’s president-director, said: “The Louvre is dusting off its treasures, even the least-known. Advertisement “For the first time, anyone can access the entire collection of works from a computer or smartphone for free, whether they are on display in the museum, on loan, even long-term, or in storage. More from France COVID-19: Boris Johnson ‘can’t rule out’ tougher measure on cross-Channel travel Experts savour £4,000 bottle of wine that spent a year in space – and reveal what it tastes like Ikea France going on trial over claims it illegally spied on customers and staff COVID-19: As fears of a third wave mount, what’s going on in Europe? Timeless cave lockdown examines impact on human guinea pigs COVID-19: Paris and 15 other… Read full this story
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