Louvre Abu Dhabi

The Louvre Abu Dhabi Just Opened an Art Gallery on a Highway

For art lovers on the go.<p>The recently opened Louvre Abu Dhabi holds works from the likes of Auguste Rodin, Alberto Giacometti, and even a Piet Mondrian that formerly belonged to Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé. But if you want a real sneak peek of what's inside before you shell out your dirham …


Your personal audio tour of the Louvre Abu Dhabi

Share selection to:<p>Floating like an astrolabe on the shores of the United Arab Emirates, The Louvre Abu Dhabi presents a universal conception of art …

Art History

Louvre blockbuster show heads to Iran in major move of cultural diplomacy

In a masterstroke of cultural diplomacy, the Louvre will launch a major exhibition next month at the National Museum of Iran in Tehran, comprising 50 …


Sotheby’s Dubai proves that art is coming of age in the Middle East

Author: Sudeshna GhoshSat, 2018-02-17 17:03ID: 1518865631308137600DUBAI: The Middle East is no stranger to Sotheby’s auctions. The veteran …


Art Industry News: Fearless Girl Will Stay in NYC for All Eternity + More Must-Read Stories

Art World<p>Plus, Fearless Girl will remain in New York City and the Louvre Abu Dhabi turns its collection into billboards.<p>,<p><i>Art Industry News is a daily</i> …


Michelangelo Beats Koons, McQueen, as Met Attendance Tops 700,000

Contemporary art is not all the rage, after all. At least, it’s not the only rage.<p>“Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer,” a sprawling …

Fine Art

Dubai-listed Arabtec swings to Q4 net profit

Dubai contractor Arabtec swung to a net profit in the fourth quarter, its fourth consecutive quarter of profitability.<p>Arabtec made a net profit …


A Museum in a Garage

February 12, 2018<p>Art Media Agency (AMA) is an international news agency, focused on the art market.<p><i>Already the seat of the European Union, will</i> …


India Art Fair Makes an Unorthodox Demand for Exhibitors—and It Pays Off

Art Fairs<p>Organizers insisted that galleries bring fresh works to New Delhi.<p>,<p>The 2018 edition of the India Art Fair opened at the NSIC Grounds in New …


French PM Philippe seeks more Gulf investment on UAE trip

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe boasted of his government's measures to attract foreign investors on Sunday during a three-visit to the United …

French Economy

The 18 Must-Visit Places For 2018

The perfect bucket list for this year<p>Travel is one of the most reliable ways to expose yourself to new things, learn about new cultures, and expand your mind to new ways of being. So we think you should make 2018 your year of doing all these things. And while travel is definitely a luxury—taking …

Ansel Adams

Kochi to host ‘Abu Dhabi Week’ from February 16

Following its first edition in Delhi and Mumbai in 2017, the second edition of ‘Abu Dhabi Week’ is all set to be hosted in Kochi and Kolkata.<p>The …


Royals Round-Up, February 9th, 2018

Whimsical tote bags! Fascinating holes! Cheerful queens! Intriguing rugs! AND MORE.

Team GB

The New York Times: US imposed more sanctions on Pakistan-based militants

In this file photo, Photographers run past burning Taj Mahal Hotel during a gun battle in Mumbai Nov. 29, 2008. (REUTERS)<p>The New York Times report by …

Saudi Arabia

The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi, Miral,

Etihad Aviation Group and Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company, Supported by Abu Dhabi Global Market, Partner with Wamda to Launch the Fikra Labs …


Why the Louvre needs a Byzantine art section

Paris is a city with a lasting connection to the art and culture of the Eastern medieval empire, Byzantium. From the construction in the 13th century …


Fear and diplomacy fuel Qatar's military spending

DOHA: Since the Qatar diplomatic crisis started, one response by the emirate has become increasingly clear - Doha is using its extraordinary wealth …


Is ‘The Last Da Vinci’ Really Worth $450 Million?

As everyone who does not live in utter isolation knows, a painting of Christ known as the “Salvator Mundi” (“Savior of the World”) by the Italian …

Conservative View

Art with a diplomatic heart

In its debut episode, Inspire Middle East explores the power of art. In particular, the cultural dialogue sparked by the ancient artifacts and modern pieces housed within Louvre Abu Dhabi. The show drills down into what the museum represents and how, through the medium of art, the UAE is bridging …


Christie's Annual Sales Jump 26%

Christie’s, the world’s leading auction house, reported a 26 percent increase in annual sales as the art market turned the corner following a …

Fine Art

Museums race to secure loans for 500th anniversary of Leonardo's death

Celebrations to mark the 500th anniversary next year of Leonardo da Vinci’s death are creating tough competition for exhibition loans. “There has …


Louvre to probe Qatar map distortion at UAE franchise

French officials apologise for inaccurate depiction of Gulf region at Abu Dhabi branch, says Qatar's human rights chief.<p>The Louvre Museum in Paris has launched an official investigation into the distortion of the Gulf map at its Abu Dhabi franchise, Qatar's National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) …

World News

2018 ArchDaily Building of the Year Awards: The Finalists

2018 has been an unprecedented year for ArchDaily’s Building of the Year Awards.<p>But before we get to shortlisted nominees, we want to emphasize the …


Discover Inspire Middle East

Inspire Middle East tells the amazing stories of people in the Middle East and North Africa region who are trendsetters and opinion makers. A multinational team of journalists, based in Abu Dhabi, will speak to the influencers who, with their innovations, make this part of the world the bridge for …

World News

MapLab: More to Hide Than You Thought

A biweekly tour of the ever-expanding cartographic landscape.<p><i>Welcome to the sixth edition of MapLab. Sign up to receive this newsletter in your inbox here.</i><p>Compass points: The perils of data-sharing<p>Fitness apps: all fun and games, until someone’s spy base is outed by a 20-year-old Australian …


UAE responds to Qatar missing from the Louvre’s map

International interest was generated after an inaccurate map in Louvre Abu Dhabi was spotted


How Qatar Is Winning The Diplomatic War In Its Dispute With Saudi Arabia And The UAE

The diplomatic efforts of Qatar to circumvent the economic and political embargo on the country by a number of erstwhile allies in the region appears to be working, with the US government now emphasizing its support for Doha while still calling for all sides to compromise.<p>The embargo was launched …

Qatar Airways

Art Industry News: Lorde Wears a Defiant Artwork by Jenny Holzer to the Grammys + More Must-Read Stories

Art World<p>Plus, George W. Bush gets another museum show and Banksy's anti-Brexit mural is vandalized.<p>,<p><i>Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most</i> …


NEWS: Los Angeles’s Cherry and Martin Gallery Closes

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Darcy Grimaldo Grigsby Awarded Clark Art Institute Prize for Excellence in Arts Writing

January 29, 2018 at 4:20pm<p>The Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts announced that Darcy Grimaldo Grigsby, an arts and humanities …

Abdulaziz Al Saud