The Outstretched Hand

2015
48:59

The Architecture Of The Department Of Islamic Art At The Louvre

Expired 3.0 23 x
After the success of I.M. Pei's glass pyramid at the Louvre in 1989, a new architectural project was born to house a new wing devoted to Islamic artworks. This is the story of the genesis of the new building and its 'flying carpet' roof, in the Cour Visconti. The film follows architects Bellini and Ricciotti as they face the considerable technical and cultural challenges ahead. (From France, in French) (Documentary) (Rpt) G
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