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MAY, 1996


Le Web Louvre
http://sunsite.unc.edu/louvre/
GRADE LEVEL: 9-12

CONTENT:
This is an online musuem with exhibits and images.

AESTHETICS:
The site uses thumbnails to display its paintings. Users can click on an image to enlarge it. This saves in loading time.

ORGANIZATION:
The front page has links to each of the exhibits. Each section shows hyperlinks within paragraphs of text.

REVIEW:
The highlight of the site is the "Famous Paintings" section. Here, users will find images of some of the most famous paintings in the world. Images are accessible from the artist index, which provides each artist with its own page. Users can view several works by most artists, as well as read background information. The exhibits on the main page highlight particular collections. Viewers can also take a virtual tour of Paris from this site. This is a great bookmark site for art lovers, teachers, and students.