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Louvre Abu Dhabi opens this weekend; 2019 Sharjah Biennial curators named; New York’s Performance Space 122 reopens

Opening date set for Louvre Abu Dhabi; London’s Carroll/Fletcher closes; Kate Millett dies at 82

Anne Imhof and Franz Erhard Walther win Golden Lions; the Louvre Abu Dhabi to finally open

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