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Albert Camus, Maria Casarès: Correspondance

Le 19 mars 1944, Albert Camus et Maria Casarès se croisent chez Michel Leiris. L’ancienne élève du Conservatoire, originaire de La Corogne et fille d’un républicain espagnol en exil, n’a que vingt et un ans. Elle a débuté sa carrière en 1942 au Théâtre des Mathurins, au moment où Albert Camus publiait L’Étranger chez Gallimard.

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#LouvreAbuDhabi Opening

Paris - More than a decade in the making, the Louvre Abu Dhabi opens its doors on Wednesday, bringing the famed name to the Arab world for the first time. The museum design, by France's Pritzker Prize-winning architect Jean Nouvel, conjures up the image of an Arab medina as seen through the eyes of a contemporary cinematographer. A silver-toned dome with perforated arabesque patterns appears to float over the white galleries, creating what Nouvel describes as a "rain of light".

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