Proposed Renovation of the Louvre Grand Gallery by Hubert Robert.

The irony of Louvre’s soft-power lesson for China, as museum’s history tour comes to Hong Kong

An exhibition depicting the story of France’s Louvre museum, currently in Beijing and coming to Hong Kong, is a lesson in cultural power, although its history of acquiring relics from colonies would be frowned upon today

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Proposed Renovation of the Louvre Grand Gallery by Hubert Robert.
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Enid Tsui

Enid Tsui

Enid joined the SCMP as senior culture writer in 2015 after many years of covering business and politics in Hong Kong and London. She edited and wrote for the Financial Times and the Nikkei Asian Review, presented on RTHK Radio 3, and launched the Economist Group's first Chinese-language publication, CFO China.