Artists and workers unite

By James Chute, UT San Diego

If you were in New York a couple weeks ago and visited the Guggenheim Museum, you might have encountered a group of artists and demonstrators unfurling banners and chanting “Who’s Building the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi?”

The answer to that question is an uncomfortable one for the Guggenheim and the other museums erecting monumental new outposts in the United Arab Emirates, including the Louvre and the British Museum.

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