Dubai Big Brother Abu Dhabi Drives Spending on Museums Not Malls

Dubai Big Brother Abu Dhabi Drives Spending on Museums Not Malls

An Emirati visitor stands near a painting (R) by Flemish Baroque painter Jacob Jordaens that is part of 130 artworks featured at the first large-scale presentation of the permanent collection of Abu Dhabi's planned Louvre Museum, at a venue on the Saddiyat Island where the museum will be built off the Emirati capital. Photograph: Karim Sahib via AFP/Getty Images