What Will A Western Art Influx Do For Abu Dhabi?

Abu Dhabi’s breathtakingly ambitious plans for a major new cultural district make for great visuals, but there are serious issues to be considered as an Arab country attempts to embrace Western-style art and culture. The first question, writes Kate Taylor, ought to be who expects gto benefit from this massive cultural push. “Will the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi be a tool of cultural imperialism, or of diplomacy? Or will it be neither?”