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Louvre Abu Dhabi Announces Contemporary Commissions by Jenny Holzer and Giuseppe Penone

5 months ago

Louvre Abu Dhabi has nominated two artists to create site-specific instalaltions that will be unveilled when the museum opens next year.

Jean Nouvel’s city’s headquarters will feature artworks exhibited both inside the galleries as well as outdoor projects. Giuseppe Penone and Jenny Holzer have worked closely with the museum’s team to develop works reflecting the universal stories of the museum and in harmony with the iconic building.

These are the first of a number of commissions for Louvre Abu Dhabi which will ask the participation of a diverse group of artists and will reflect the universal nature of the museum.

Elena Scarpa

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