Louvre Abu Dhabi: the “museum-city” set to open in the Arabian Gulf in November 2017


The long-awaited Louvre Abu Dhabi will open its doors to the public on 11 November 2017.

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Island of happiness? Artist Mariam Ghani on art and exploitation in Abu Dhabi


New York-based Afghan artist Mariam Ghani talks to Art Radar about the Gulf Labor coalition of artists and culture workers, who protest against the exploitation of labour in the art world, especially in the construction of art and culture institutions in the Middle East.

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Talking Art with the Louvre Abu Dhabi – event alert


The permanent collection of the Jean Nouvel-designed Louvre Abu Dhabi, which is scheduled to officially open in 2015, is the topic of a series of talks, panels and workshops from 22 October to May 2014.

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Abu Dhabi Art 2012 a royal affair – media round up


Many galleries at Abu Dhabi Art 2012 reported sales, with the media noting a strong presence from the royal family and a well-organised fair with high-quality artwork.

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Abu Dhabi Art – a major new art calendar event just announced


MIDDLE EAST CONTEMPORARY ART What promises to be an important new art date to add to your art calendar has just been announced in Abu Dhabi: the first Abu Dhabi Art event, “a major new annual event featuring international contemporary art and design” … Continue reading