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Grandeur and greed
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Many would say that the Louvre is the greatest art gallery in the world – but is it? Dominated by one immensely famous work, it can seem soulless and commercial. So we decided to review the museum, not just its contents, and then compare it with the experiences offered by some of the great galleries of Europe: the Uffizi in Florence, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, the Prado in Madrid, and the National Gallery in London. Giles Smith took on this arduous task.
Giles Smith was a key member of the Eighties pop band The Cleaners from Venus, and is the author of one of the best books ever written about pop, Lost in Music.
Published 28 June 2019
92 pages, 56 full colour photos & maps