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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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LOUVRE: New museum announces key international commissions

LOUVRE: New museum announces key international commissions

With many impending museums set to fuel Abu Dhabi’s art scene in the coming years, Louvre Abu Dhabi has announced two key collaborations to kick start its art with some international flair. Acclaimed international artists Jenny Holzer and Giuseppe Penone …

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CULTURE: Meet Louvre Abu Dhabi’s art keepers

CULTURE: Meet Louvre Abu Dhabi’s art keepers

While Manuel Rabaté is in charge of delivering the Louvre Abu Dhabi vision, collection management team members Katia Cartacheff and Najla Obaid Busit will be handling, with extreme caution, the artworks, and be involved in the research work that will …

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NEWS: Future looks bright for museum as structure is lit up

NEWS: Future looks bright for museum as structure is lit up

The Louvre Abu Dhabi is celebrating a new breakthrough in its development. Nearly 4,500 tube lights have been attached to the dome’s steel structure, master developer TDIC announced. The feature is controlled by a lighting system that allows the brightness level …

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Louvre taking shape

Louvre taking shape

After more than 30 million hours of manual labour, the final outer piece of cladding on the Louvre Abu Dhabi’s canopy has been put in to place. It is a part of the canopy’s eight-layer cladding – four outer and …

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Latest Louvre

Latest Louvre

The Louvre Abu Dhabi is set to showcase its latest acquisitions in another public exhibition at Manarat Al Saadiyat. Louvre Abu Dhabi Stories will be divided into two parts: ‘Al Qalam’ and ‘Immortal Figures’. ‘Al Qalam’, which means ‘the pen’ in …

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