The complete guide of the extraordinary collections of the Louvre Abu Dhabi, the new-born universal museum by the French, Pritzker Prize winning architect Jean Nouvel.
Like the museum, born on the Arabic peninsula but turned towards the entire world, Louvre Abu Dhabi publications will highlight masterpieces of many civilisations. This ensemble of books will showcase Louvre Abu Dhabi, a museum that will play an important role in the artistic discoveries, education and exchanges between peoples. As a unique reinterpretation of art history, these texts explore the mutual artistic influences that exist between cultures and throughout centuries. Louvre Abu Dhabi has been conceived as a “museum city” or Arabic “medina”, inspired by the world and for the world. It will be the first Arabic museum of a universal vocation, located in the Saadiyat Cultural District, conceived as a bridge to the future with the purpose of linking knowledge and civilisations.