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UAE postpones Da Vinci unveiling at Louvre Abu Dhabi

The UAE said Monday it had postponed the unveiling of the Louvre Abu Dhabi’s most prized acquisition — a painting attributed to Leonardo da Vinci, bought for a record $450 million.

Saudi Arabia reshuffles cabinet with eye on culture

Saudi Arabia announced another cabinet reshuffle on Saturday with a heavy focus on culture and religion, as the kingdom undergoes a major image overhaul.

Nude paint sells for $157 million at New York auction

A stunning nude paint that is the largest produced by Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani sold for $157.2 million in New York on Monday night, becoming the fourth most expensive work of art sold at auction.

Frenzied search for Adetutu Ademiluyi as paint goes on record sale

Few days to the record auction in London of Ben Enwonwu’s paint of an Ile-Ife princess, Adetutu Ademiluyi, there has been increasing curiosity to know more about the princess, whether she is alive or dead.

Saudi Prince Salman denies buying $450m Jesus paint

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was not the buyer of the Leonardo da Vinci’s paint of Jesus Christ which sold for a record $450.3 million at a New York auction last month, a Saudi official has said.

Saudi Prince Salman revealed as buyer of Jesus $450m paint

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is the actual buyer of a painting of Jesus by Leonardo da Vinci that sold for a record-breaking $450 million at auction last month, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

Record-breaking Leonardo painting goes to Louvre Abu Dhabi

A painting of Jesus believed to be by Leonardo da Vinci that shattered auction records when it was sold for $450 million last month will go on display at the Louvre Abu Dhabi, the museum announced on Twitter.

Leonardo da Vinci painting of Jesus sells for record $450 million

A 500-year-old painting believed to be by Leonardo da Vinci sold for $450.3 million in New York on Wednesday, blazing a new world record for the most expensive work of art sold at auction, Christie’s said.

Leonardo Da Vinci painting of Jesus to be sold for $100m

The last Leonardo Da Vinci painting dating from around 1500, “Salvator Mundi” — which depicts Jesus Christ as the world’s saviour, will go under the hammer next month in New York.

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