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GULF Protests Against the Guggenheim Continue, Joining Forces with NYU

by Corinna Kirsch on February 27, 2014
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GULF’s protest continued this week with a more subdued event outside of NYU, another institution undergoing scrutiny for its labor practices in Abu Dhabi.

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$340m On a Christo Oil Barrel Sculpture is Too Much

by Paddy Johnson on November 27, 2012
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Time to get angry about another gross display of wealth by the art world, all at the expense of the poor. According to The Guardian, Christo has plans to make the world’s largest sculpture from empty oil drums in Abu Dhabi, and now the project has the support of the Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed al-Nahyan, a representative of the crown prince, his elder brother. A site near Liwa oasis has been approved.

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