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"The Empire of Time
Myths and Creations"
2000-04-14 until 2000-07-10
Relying on the richness of its collections and the multiplicity of the
civilisations represented, the Louvre museum invites the visitor to
explore the legends of time, from the Chaos of the beginning to the
grand myths of classical Antiquity and their evolution in the Christian
and western image.
his exhibition also encourages the visitor to question oneself on the
relationship between time and works of art: duration, finiteness,
posterity...It also celebrates the museum as a place of refuge from
time, for the public, for the works of art, for the artist and civilisations.
This exhibition presents the visitor with numerous works of art from
all the different civilisations represented in the Louvre, as well as
works borrowed from the Orsay Museum. It even provides an
incursion into contemporary art.