Video: new exhibition in Louvre to showcase rare photos from the region

Video: new exhibition in Louvre to showcase rare photos from the region

Abu Dhabi - People will be able to see the first ever photograph taken of Saudi Arabia.



By Web Report

Published: Sat 6 Apr 2019, 12:00 AM

Last updated: Sun 7 Apr 2019, 9:19 AM

The Louvre Abu Dhabi will host its first international exhibition on April 25, it will showcase rare photos from the Middle East and other continents. The exhibition will run until July 13.
The exhibition will display more than 250 of the earliest photos ever seen of the Middle East, Asia, Africa and American continents. The photos date back to the mid-1800's. People will also be able to see the first ever photograph taken of Saudi Arabia.
The photos will be curated from the Museum of Quai Branly , National Library of France and the National Museum of Asian Art in France.
The exhibition explores the continual improvement of photography techniques and how it helps shape the perception of people around the world. 
 


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