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Virtual no more – real Michelangelo awes again in Vatican Museums

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – If you’ve ever dreamed of being in the Sistine Chapel without feeling like you are craning your neck in a packed open-top tourist bus, now is your chance. People wearing protective face masks stand in front of The Vatican Museums ahead of the re-opening amid the …

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Artist Christo, known for wrapping exteriors of landmarks, dies at 84

FILE PHOTO: Artist Christo stands in front of his work The London Mastaba, on the Serpentine in Hyde Park, London, Britain, June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson (Reuters) – Christo, the Bulgarian-born artist best known for his temporary installations based on wrapping the exteriors of landmark buildings, bridges and outdoor spaces, …

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France’s Louvre museum to reopen July 6, Versailles June 6

PARIS (Reuters) – The Louvre museum in Paris will reopen on July 6, it said on Friday, as France’s historical and cultural sites emerge gradually from the coronavirus lockdown. FILE PHOTO: Bikers ride past the Louvre museum after France began a gradual end to a nationwide lockdown due to the …

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