By George Martin For Mailonline
Published: 10:47 BST, 1 April 2019 | Updated: 10:47 BST, 1 April 2019
A brand new exhibition at the Louvre gallery in Paris has become 'unstuck and damaged' just 24 hours after it was first installed.
The 'Anamorphosis' installation by the artist JR, to celebrate 30 years of the famous Louvre pyramid, is made up of 'stickers' which were stuck to the floor around the structure to form an optical illusion.
But one day after the the exhibit was first opened to the public, the tiles have already started to peel and fray.
A picture taken by artist JR shows the huge collage created by the French artist in the courtyard of the Louvre
The piece, which was due to be exhibited at the famous art gallery from Friday March 29 to Sunday March 31 this week, having earlier been laid by JR and a team of volunteers.
'Anamorphosis' art is a style in which the artwork only makes sense from one single perspective.
Reports suggested the glue had failed to set in