France's President Francois Hollande, second right, is seen with Culture minister Aurelie Filippetti, third left, with a former miner, Lucien Laurent, centre in front of " La Liberte Guidant le Peuple", a painting by Eugene Delacroix during the inauguration of the Louvre Museum in Lens, northern France, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. The museum in Lens is to open on Dec. 12, as part of a strategy to spread art beyond the traditional bastions of culture in Paris to new audiences in the provinces. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler Pool)

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France's President Francois Hollande, second right, is seen with  Culture minister Aurelie Filippetti, third left,  with a former miner, Lucien Laurent, centre in front of " La Liberte Guidant le Peuple", a painting by Eugene Delacroix during the inauguration of the Louvre Museum in Lens, northern France, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. The museum in Lens is to open on Dec. 12, as part of a strategy to spread art beyond the traditional bastions of culture in Paris to new audiences in the provinces. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler Pool)
France's President Francois Hollande, second right, is seen with Culture minister Aurelie Filippetti, third left, with a former miner, Lucien Laurent, centre in front of " La Liberte Guidant le Peuple", a painting by Eugene Delacroix during the inauguration of the Louvre Museum in Lens, northern France, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. The museum in Lens is to open on Dec. 12, as part of a strategy to spread art beyond the traditional bastions of culture in Paris to new audiences in the provinces. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler Pool)
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