Louvre Abu Dhabi: Talking Art Series brought together eminent specialists, museum curators and academics. The illustrated lectures focused on key questions of art history to introduce the public to the artistic and historical messages of the future museum.
On Wednesday, May 30, 2012 Ahmed Al-Ali, Executive Chairman of X-Architects, discussed the important balance between man and nature at the heart of modern Arabic architecture. The talk was titled "From Art Nouveau to Art Déco in Europe" and held at Manarat Al Saadiyat, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi. Other panelists included Philippe Thiébaut, the General Curator at the Musee d´Orsay, and Olivier Gabet, the Deputy Curatorial Director of Agence France-Museums.
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