American Masters

I.M. Pei Discusses The Louvre Pyramid

Clip: Season 24 Episode 1 | 2m 15s

In this clip from I.M. Pei: Building China Modern, Pei describes the resistance he initially face when building The Louvre Pyramid and how he worked through the cultural attitudes that were resistant to putting a modern structure in a classical space. A production of PACEM Productions, distribution by by Bullfrog Films (

Aired: 03/30/10

Rating: TV-G

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