PARIS — The oil-rich United Arab Emirates certainly has the wealth of a first-class nation. Now, it hopes to buy in the culture of a first-class nation to the tune of $550 million.
The Louvre Abu Dhabi will open its doors in December 2015 in the Arab federation — and organizers hope it will put the country with flashy hotels, arid deserts and the world’s seventh biggest oil reserves on the map instead for its oil paintings.
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