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Cathedral of Notre Dame – news roundup, The Art Newspaper, April 2019


Precious works rescued from Notre Dame to be transferred to the Louvre
Crown of Thorns and St Louis tunic are among the artefacts to have been saved, while paintings inside the cathedral will be removed and restored

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Notre Dame benefits from the battle of the billionaires
Competitive philanthropy can help save France’s flagship cathedral

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Paris’s Medieval muse: ten of the most famous works of art inspired by Notre Dame
From Jean Fouquet and Jacques-Louis David to Picasso and Damien Hirst, artists across the ages have captured the French cathedral

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Around the world, the Notre Dame fire inspires sadness, solidarity and anger
The Art Newspaper network, which includes the Giornale dell’Arte, The Art Newspaper France, The Art Newspaper Russia, and The Art Newspaper China, has gathered together comments from three continents

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Nearly €1bn raised for Notre-Dame over two days
Several charitable and crowdfunding campaigns have launched since the fire

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In Notre Dame, we find a heritage that invites us to breathe and reflect
A spire competition is the wrong approach

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The Notre Dame fire: what happens next? Plus, Cold War Steve
We talk about the effects of the fire at Notre Dame, the building’s history, and what happens next. And we speak to satirical artist Christopher Spencer, the man behind Cold War Steve. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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More coverage of the Notre Dame fire can be viewed here

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