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Why these exhibitions will rock your world

Why these exhibitions will rock your world

Geography, exploration and cultural exchange will come to the fore in the coming months as four new exhibitions are set to open at Louvre Abu Dhabi. Japanese culture and its links to French decorative arts will be explored from 6th …

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You have to wait a little longer to see this masterpiece

You have to wait a little longer to see this masterpiece

One of the last remaining works by Leonardo Da Vinci will be put on display in Abu Dhabi – but its unveiling has been delayed.  Originally scheduled to be made public this month at Louvre Abu Dhabi, ‘Salvator Mundi’ will now be …

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Here’s how to get your children to love culture

Here’s how to get your children to love culture

How can we help children engage with the contents of our amazing museums and galleries? We ask an expert. As kids, we all remember those educational trips to museums where the subject matter was drier than the dinosaur bones on …

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You can’t miss this historic new addition to the Louvre

You can’t miss this historic new addition to the Louvre

A long-lost piece of artwork by Leonardo da Vinci will be the latest to join the collection at Louvre Abu Dhabi with an unveiling planned for September. Salvator Mundi, which depicts Jesus Christ in Renaissance dress making a sign of benediction, will …

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This is why a homegrown art culture is so important

This is why a homegrown art culture is so important

What can art say about the history, identity and culture of the place we live in? We put this question to three Abu Dhabi artists… A picture says a thousand words, so goes the old quote. And while that may …

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How to balance being creative with carving your career

How to balance being creative with carving your career

When she moved here 30 years ago, Emily Gordon had to create her own opportunities to start her career as an artist – and now she’s helping others do the same The first thing artist Emily Gordon does as I step …

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This remarkable artist shares her motivation

This remarkable artist shares her motivation

Chemical engineer and mother-of-four Nada Al Ameri loves art. An artist herself and a qualified art therapy coach, she believes there’s a creative person inside all of us. Editor Rachael Perrett speaks to her about the inspiration behind her gallery, …

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These awesome billboards will blow your mind

These awesome billboards will blow your mind

Want to visit Louvre Abu Dhabi but haven’t had the time to make the journey to Saadiyat Island yet? Then check this out! Marking UAE Innovation Month, Louvre Abu Dhabi has unveiled a first of its kind radio-guided highway art gallery …

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The capital is crammed with amazing museums – learn more

The capital is crammed with amazing museums – learn more

As culture vultures gear up to mark International Museum Day on 18th May, we take a look at some of the unique opportunities available in Abu Dhabi for those with an insatiable thirst for knowledge and, in particular, a desire …

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LOUVRE ABU DHABI: We speak to newly commissioned artist

LOUVRE ABU DHABI: We speak to newly commissioned artist

From Paris to Abu Dhabi, the Louvre is all set to make its mark on the capital when it opens its doors in 2017. And at the forefront of the buzz surrounding the new artistic venture is Italian Giuseppe Penone, …

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