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The Paris Louvre on Tuesday unveiled a preview of the art that the Abu Dhabi project has acquired since 2009 .The Abu Dhabi Louvre intends to be the centerpiece of a planned cultural district that would also include a branch of New York's Guggenheim, as well as a national museum.The exhibition curator compared the Abu Dhabi of today to the U.S. in the early 20th century, when it was emerging economically and industrially and private collectors started founding museums to showcase their artistic wealth.Beyond this, the Abu Dhabi Louvre project's founders believe the emirate is an ideal location for a universal museum as the UAE itself is a cultural crossroad.
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