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Musée du Louvre

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The Muse du Louvre houses 35,000 works of art, including the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo, but how were they brought together as a collection? This free course examines the importance of art through history and the impact of personality and conflict.

By the end of this free course you should be able to:

  • have an understanding of how the Grand Louvre has come to be as it is;
  • critically discuss the claim that the collections in the Louvre constitute a significant part of the canon of Western European art;
  • ask questions of museums and collections that are appropriate to art history.

By: The Open University

  • Duration 4 hours
  • Updated Monday 2nd March 2015
  • Intermediate level
  • Posted under Visual Art
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Musée du Louvre

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This course will help you to understand how major art collections are brought together over long periods of time and why particular pieces gain notoriety.

This OpenLearn course provides a sample of Level 2 study in Arts and Humanities [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .

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