The next time you’re in the Getty Center galleries, look up. The large louvers in the ceiling are working throughout the day to keep light-sensitive artwork from direct sunlight. The goal is to keep the amount of light coming in… More»
A mob stormed the palace of Versailles during the night of October 5,
1789. No French head of state ever resumed permanent residence there,
though everyone from Bonaparte to De Gaulle and Sarkozy have spent
extended time living in pavilions on the grounds of the château.