UAE secretly bought the masterpieces of world art

UAE secretly bought the masterpieces of world artIn one of the hotels of the capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi opened an exhibition of paintings, purchased secretly by order of the government from private owners in Europe, reports The Telegraph.Among the exhibited works are paintings of Edourd Manet, Paul cГ©zanne, Bartolome Murillo, Giovanni Bellini, Jean Ingres, Piet Mondrian. Manet's painting "Gypsy" and "still life with bag and garlic", presented at the exhibition, has long been considered lost.Believed to the participants of the art market, all of these acquisitions were made by the representatives of the UAE in the past few months, through private transactions with the organizers of the auction and the owners of the paintings.Soon the exhibition will complete its work and paintings will go into storage until 2013 - while on Saadiyat island near Abu Dhabi will not open an international branch of the Louvre.Meanwhile, the head of the UAE, Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan (Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahya) intends to build in Abu Dhabi three exhibition complex Gallery Guggenheim by Frank Gehry, the national Museum under the project of Norman foster and arts Centre by Zaha Hadid. Source: UAE secretly bought the masterpieces of world art.

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