Louvre Abu Dhabi: How Wonderful Is It?

It has been ten years in the making, but now the first universal museum in the Arab world is opening to the public on 11 November. Louvre Abu Dhabi does not disappoint; it will surely join the very short list of buildings, including the Sydney Opera House and the Guggenheim Bilbao, that have worldwide recognition. The Art Newspaper talked with the museum’s architect, Jean Nouvel, who says that he has wanted to create somewhere that would be a meeting place for people, between people and works of art, and between the works of art themselves.

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