Louvre president Henri Loyrette

Louvre president Henri Loyrette

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Louvre museum president Henri Loyrette speaks at the Louvre Museum in Paris on Mar. 1, 2011. Like his U.S. counterparts, Loyrette spent half of his time fund raising, and has traveled to the Gulf states more than a dozen times since he took over in 2001.