Tag Archives: Louvre Abu Dhabi


Charting the Museum Boom

A look at the new buildings that have opened this season—and those that are still on the way Read More

Some of the erotic pulp fiction illustrations collected in Times Square. 


Morning Links: X-Rated Edition

The Louvre Abu Dhabi will open in 2016, thanks to a 5,000-person workforce, which is expected to grow to 7,500 in coming months. [The Art Newspaper]UK galleries and museums receive 15 oil paintings and 29 works on paper by Frank Auerbach, … Read More

External public area shaded by Louvre Abu Dhabi Dome. Architect : Ateliers Jean Nouvel. ©TDIC

Louvre Abu Dhabi to Receive Loans from Major French Museums

According to Le Figaro, the Louvre Abu Dhabi will borrow around 300 artworks from 13 major French museums over the next decade. These institutions include the Musée d’Orsay, the Centre Pompidou, the Musée Guimet, and the Louvre.Manuel Rabaté, CEO of Agence … Read More


‘An Oasis in the Desert’

Governments in the United Arab Emirates are spending billions of dollars in an ambitious, unprecedented effort to create cultural districts with world-class museums—along with a support system of creators, dealers, and collectors. But many Western art professionals wonder if this massive undertaking, launched at a dizzying scale and pace, can be successful. Read More