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The Daily Book of Art by David Schmidt, Rebecca J Razo, Elizabeth T. Gilbert, Amy Runyen, Sharon Robinson, Gabriel Guzman, Dylan Gilbert, Colin Gilbert

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image DAY 96 ART FROM THE INSIDE OUT

Musée du Louvre

PARIS, FRANCE

 

No other museum in the world can conjure up the quintessential definition of “museum” quite like the famous Louvre located in central Paris. Following a royal edict to provide illuminating examples of fine art to inspire future artists, the massive stone, steel, and glass building complex opened in 1793 and houses an encyclopedic collection admired the world over. Nearly 6 million visitors—including aspiring and established artists alike—flock to the Louvre every year, many attracted to the “Big Three:” The Venus de Milo, the Victory of Samothrace, and Leonardo da Vinci’s ...

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