$450 million da Vinci painting destined for Louvre Abu DhabiA Leonardo da Vinci painting of Christ that sold in New York for a record $450 million (380 million euros) is heading to a museum in the United Arab Emirates.
Video: Exporting France's Louvre to Abu DhabiAs the Louvre Abu Dhabi opens its doors this Saturday after a ten-year wait, FRANCE 24 brings you a special programme on the museum the world has been waiting for. Billed as the…
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Saudi Prince cracks down at home and abroad; Trump in AsiaOur Friday panel of journalists discuss the latest from Saudi Arabia, after the Crown Prince netted more than 200 arrests in a surprise purge and Lebanon's Prime Minister Hariri…
Louvre Inc. and Twitter #280charactersWe take a look at the Louvre's trademark being used by the Louvre Abu Dhabi as well as reactions (and jokes) about Twitter doubling the length of its tweets to 280 characters.
The Louvre in Abu Dhabi – the world's most visited art museum goes globalThe world's most visited art museum is going global. France's president is on hand to inaugurate the Louvre Abu Dhabi, the project billed as a bridge between civilisations. It's…
LIVE: Follow Abu Dhabi Louvre openingMore than a decade in the making, the Louvre Abu Dhabi opens its doors on Wednesday, bringing the famed name to the Arab world for the first time.
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'Like smoking 50 cigarettes a day': Pollution grips New DelhiIN THE WORLD PAPERS - Wednesday, November 8: The Indian press is reporting on a pollution episode that prompted authorities to call a public health emergency in New Delhi and…
Video: New Louvre Abu Dhabi unveils its universal treasuresUnveiling universal treasures at the new Louvre museum in Abu Dhabi.
The Louvre Abu Dhabi: a new take on the universal museumThe Louvre Abu Dhabi was conceived and constructed amid controversy, but star architect Jean Nouvel sees the institution as an opportunity for cultural understanding.
Louvre Museum launches multi-million euro bid for Renaissance masterpieceThe jewel-incrusted prayer book of French king François I offers an insight into the Renaissance world. Currently owned by British collectors, France wants it back, with the…
Louvre calls on public to fund return of prayer bookThe Louvre museum in Paris is calling on the public to help bring back one of the French Renaissance’s greatest decorative works of art.
Da Vinci may have drawn 'Nude Mona Lisa'A nude drawing that bears a striking resemblance to the Mona Lisa may have been done by Leonardo da Vinci, experts told AFP Thursday.
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