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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

The Louvre’s iconic pyramid gets a protest artwork

Italian artist Michelangelo Pistoletto's art work decorates the Louvre museum's iconic glass pyramid roof, in Paris, Pistoletto, one of the world's leading conceptual artists, covered one panel of the pyramid with a huge three-looped infinity sign made of mirrors Wednesday. It’s an artistic gesture aimed to show politicians and society the follies of excess that led to the current financial crisis.