Mystery Solved: Saudi Prince Is Buyer Of $450M DaVinci Painting (photo)

Why would he pay so much for a painting of Christ. The answer is in the asset value. The mystery over who paid a record-breaking $450 million for Leonardo da Vinci's painting Salvator Mundi at an auction last month appears to have been solved. It turns out it's Saudi Arabia's crown prince Mohammed bin Salman. That's according[...]

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Madame Tussauds to open in Dubai this year

World famous waxwork museum Madame Tussauds is reportedly to open in Dubai this year. The project, which was first announced in 2008, will add Dubai to its outposts in London, Amsterdam, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Shanghai, Wuhan and New York, according to media reports. It will be the first Madame Tussauds in the[...]

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Apple joins Big wigs such as Louis Vuitton, Gucci, L’Oreal in pledging over $700Mn to rebuild Notre Dame after fire

French companies including L'Oreal and luxury groups LVMH and Kering have pledged millions of euros to help rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris after it was severely damaged in a fire Monday night. Francois-Henri Pinault, whose Artemis holding company owns a controlling stake in Kering, pledged 100 million euros ($113 million), while Bernard Arnault, chair of LVMH, gave 200 million[...]

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Louvre Abu Dhabi visitor numbers exceed 1 million in first year

Louvre Abu Dhabi announced on Saturday that it has welcomed more than one million visitors in its first year since opening. UAE residents represented 40 percent of the museum’s total number of visitors while Indians were most common among international visitors. France, Germany, China, UK, the the US were also among the top visitors, state[...]

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