Loitering Is Encouraged Saturday at the Hood Museum

April 15, 2010
Valley News

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Six-Minute Louvre, a feat that rests on the notion that there are only three objects in Paris’ enormous art museum worth seeing — The Winged Victory of Samothrace, the Venus de Milo and the Mona Lisa. “The rest of the stuff is all junk,” columnist Art Buchwald wrote in 1990 of the Six-Minute Louvre. American tourist Peter Stone set the record in 1950 for the fastest fly-by of the three objects, five minutes and 56 seconds…

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