Exhibition Models of the Islamic Art Department New Wing
from September 5, 2005 to October 31, 2005
Projet Bellini-Ricciotti, futurs espaces des Arts de l'Islam - musée du Louvre
Presentation of the seven architectural projects for the future Islamic Art galleries.
The Department of Islamic Art will house its collections in a new wing to be constructed inside the Cour Visconti. The project is financed by the exceptionnel donation from Saudi Arabian prince Walid bin Talal. President Jacques Chirac has announced on Tuesday 26, 2005, that the architects Rudy Ricciotti and Mario Bellini were the winners of the competition.
Sully wing, lower ground floor, moat, Medieval Louvre