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UAE postpones Da Vinci unveiling at Louvre Abu Dhabi

1 month, 15 days ago
DUBAI: The UAE said on Monday it had postponed the unveiling of the Louvre Abu Dhabi's most prized acquisition -- a painting attributed to Leonardo da Vinci, bought for a record $450 million. The painting, which was bought last year, had…

Da Vinci sold for $450 mn is headed to Louvre Abu Dhabi

10 months, 11 days ago
NEW YORK: "Salvator Mundi," a painting of Christ by Leonardo Da Vinci that recently sold for a record $450 million, is heading to the Louvre Abu Dhabi in a coup for the bold new museum, it announced on Wednesday. The move became possible…

World’s only particle accelerator for art revs up in Paris

10 months, 25 days ago
PARIS: The world's only particle accelerator dedicated to art was switched on at the Louvre in Paris on Thursday to help experts analyse ancient and precious works. The 37-meter (88-foot) AGLAE accelerator housed underneath the huge Paris…

Louvre Abu Dhabi draws crowd as diverse as UAE

11 months, 7 days ago
ABU DHABI: The Louvre Abu Dhabi opened its doors to the public on Saturday, drawing a crowd as diverse as the cosmopolitan United Arab Emirates itself. Hundreds of Emiratis along with Asian, European and Arab expatriates, some dressed in…

Soldier shoots ‘knife attacker’ outside Paris museum

1 year, 8 months ago
PARIS: A machete-wielding man shot and seriously wounded by a soldier near the Louvre museum in Paris during the assault on Friday, the city's police chief said. "I think this was an attack by an individual who obviously intended to…