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Les lumières de l'Islam

Author(s): Patrick Ladoucette et Jean Carol Larrivé

Director(s): Patrick Ladoucette

Scientific advisor(s): Sophie Makariou

Synopsis: A miniature revolution is stirring along the banks of the Seine River. For the first time in over a century, the Louvre Museum is getting ready to house a new department: Islamic Art. Thirteen centuries of history, three continents and several thousand works of art will soon enter into the heart of the largest museum in the world. For the occasion, a courtyard will be covered with a glass canopy, a new gallery will be built, and the circulation of visitors reoriented...




50 minutes


Serge Lalou, Les Films d'Ici ; Catherine Derosier-Pouchous, musée du Louvre, avec la participation de France Télévisions

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