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Saadiyat: a new home is where the art is

Saadiyat: a new home is where the art is

The Abu Dhabi Art Fair 2011 opened the doors of its new home to guests last night in a lavish event. The opening attracted aficionados and connoisseurs from around the world to Saadiyat Island to peruse the 50 galleries spread across the two floors of the UAE Pavilion.

Last chance to see Abu Dhabi’s Guggenheim vision

Last chance to see Abu Dhabi’s Guggenheim vision

Residents have until tomorrow to snatch a glimpse ofwhat Abu Dhabi’s Guggenheim Museum is going to look like. Unlike the much smaller model that has been on display in the Emirates Palace hotel, the new version gives viewers a detailed look at the museum’s atriums and exhibition galleries. The model was shipped directly from the architect Frank Gehry’s office in Los Angeles and has been on display at the Manarat Al Saadiyat on Saadiyat island since then, but tomorrow at 8pm the exhibit closes.