11 November 2017 in the capital of the United Arab Emirates opens middle East branch is one of the most famous museums in the world. According to the promotional video, the Louvre Abu Dhabi will provide an opportunity for new insight on humanity.
The white Museum building, designed by the French architect Jean noelem, is crowned by the traditional Islamic dome. A layered design will allow the light to penetrate, highlighting the exposure of sunlight.
The complex area of 25,000 square meters is located on the island Saadiyat that the UAE authorities intend to turn the cultural capital of the Middle East. The Museum symbolizes the unity of sea and land, West and East.
The construction of the Louvre Abu Dhabi at a cost of about EUR 100 million. Hundreds of millions were paid for the right to be called the Louvre and use in the exposition of the collections of leading museums in France.
The Museum will feature about 600 paintings from the French Museum collections. Exhibits expected to constantly change – the Louvre has announced that does not intend to sell the branch of their masterpieces. When completing an exposure, the curators took into account the specifics of the Museum, avoiding nudity and inappropriate scenes.
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