Press

January 2013
Art Newspaper: Walid Raad says PwC report “frankly surprising” in its transparency

ArtInfo: Gulflabor Responds to Choice of ArabTec for Louvre Abu Dhabi

Monocle (UK) Radio: Naeem Mohaiemen on Abu Dhabi

WBAI Asia Pacific Forum Radio: Samer Muscati (HRW)/Naeem Mohaiemen (GL)

November 2012

ArtInfo: Artist-Activists Spot “Shortcomings” in GAD Labor Report

Art Agenda: Tea with Nefertiti

Pankaj Mishra: Shiny Tinderboxes

April 2012
The National: TDIC restarts contract bids for Abu Dhabi’s Louvre


March 2012
Washington Post: Human Rights Watch urges protection for workers building Abu Dhabi’s Louvre


NYT: Report Cites Continued Problems for Workers at Abu Dhabi Cultural Site


HRW: Abu Dhabi still needs to do more on workers’ rights

June 2011:

Walid Raad: Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Must Be Built On Foundation of Workers’ Rights

VIDEO

Aljazeera: Artists Urge Guggenheim Boycott

INDUSTRY
Construction Week (Oct 2011): Guggenheim Abu Dhabi boycott ‘still in place’

Construction Week (June 2011): Guggenheim Abu Dhabi boycott remains in place

INTERNATIONAL
The Nation: The Price of Art

LA Times: Monster Mash: Guggenheim responds to threatened Abu Dhabi boycott

The Guardian: Art Dubai and the Sharjah Biennial: talking about a revolution

World Architecture News: Guggenheim bites back

D Magazine: Cheer Up Dallas: At Least You’re Not Abu Dhabi

Building Design: Artists may boycott Gehry’s Guggenheim Abu Dhabi

ArabianBusiness.com: Artists boycott is jeopardizing museum, Guggenheim says

WNYC: Artists Boycott Abu Dhabi Guggenheim Over Migrant Workers’ Rights

WNYC: Guggenheim Says Artists’ Boycott Jeopardizes Abu Dhabi Project

Chronicle of Philanthropy: Artists Protest Over Guggenheim Museum in Abu Dhabi

mediabistro.com: Artists’ Boycott Brings Attention to Labor Issues

Justmeans: Island of Unhappiness: Artists Stand Up for Workers’ Rights in Abu Dhabi

ARTNET NEWS: GUGGENHEIM: PROTEST JEOPARDIZES ABU DHABI PROJECT

Spanish
CNN Expansion: Guggenheim, ¿maltrato a albañiles?

elcorreo.com: 135 artistas firman una carta de boicot contra el Guggenheim de Abu Dhabi

El Mundo: Esclavos del Guggenheim

ABC: Boicotean el Guggenheim de Abu Dhabi por maltrato a los obreros

ABC: Artistas amenazan con boicotear el Guggenheim de Abu Dhabi

El Mercurio Digital: Artistas boicotean el Guggenheim de Abu Dhabi en protesta contra la explotación
de los trabajadores inmigrantes

French
Batiactu: Le musée Guggenheim d’Abu Dhabi menacé de boycott

Les nouvelles news : Abu Dhabi, des musées et des migrants

Le blog des sorties culturelles: SOYONS SERIEUX – Le Louvre d’Abou Dabi sortira-t-il indemne des
polémiques?

WNNmedia: Émirats arabes unis: Plus de 130 artistes ont annoncé un boycott du musée Guggenheim
d’Abou Dhabi

Fluctuat.net: Le musee du Guggenheim d’Abu Dhabi menace de boycott par les artistes

Middle East

Top News Arab Emirates: Artists threaten boycott of Guggenheim in UAE

Gulf News: Address the Real Problems (Letter to the Editor)

March 16-18, 2011

International

New York Times: Abu Dhabi Guggenheim Faces Protest

Wall Street Journal: Abu Dhabi’s Guggenheim In Artists Boycott Over Labor Conditions

Associated Press: HRW: Artists threaten boycott of Guggenheim in UAE

***AP Story picked up by Forbes, ABC News, CBS News, Kansas City Star, Washington Examiner, Boston Herald, among many, many others***

Bloomberg: Artists to Boycott Abu Dhabi’s Guggenheim Museum Over Laborers’ Rights

Reuters: Artists boycott Guggenheim Abu Dhabi in labor row

World Architecture News: Artists protest Guggenheim Museum Abu Dhabi due to poor labour conditions

The Media Line: Artists Protest Labor Exploitation at Abu Dhabi Guggenheim

ArabianBusiness.com: Artists vow boycott of Guggenheim Abu Dhabi

Construction Week Online: Artists in Abu Dhabi Guggenheim boycott

Zawya: Abu Dhabi’s Guggenheim In Artists Boycott Over Labor Conditions

Art in America Magazine: Artists, Curators Boycott Guggenheim’s Human Rights Violations

Arts Journal: Guggenheim Abu Dhabi: Human Rights Watch Criticizes Workers’ Rights Agreement

Construction Week Online: Human Rights Watch back Guggenheim boycott

Artinfo: Facing Criticism, Guggenheim Vows to Protect Laborers on Their Abu Dhabi Museum

The Media Line: Artists Protest Labor Exploitation at Abu Dhabi Guggenheim

CNN Arabic: Angry Artists Boycott “Guggenheim Abu Dhabi” Museum

M&H News: Abu Dhabi Guggenheim Museum to be boycotted?

Art Newspaper: Artists boycott Guggenheim Abu Dhabi project

Sueddeutchede.de: Nicht um jeden Preis

Le Monde: ABOU DHABI – Des artistes boycottent le Guggenheim

Fluctuat.net: Le musée Guggenheim d’Abu Dhabi menacé de boycott par les artistes‎

Les Infos: Le Guggenheim d’Abou Dhabi face à la contestation‎

Middle East

WAM: TDIC response to Human Rights Watch announcement regarding workers’ welfare on Saadiyat Island

The National: Developer invites artists to inspect worker conditions on Saadiyat

Gulf News: ‘Island of Happiness’ to guarantee lots of smiles for UAE residents

Khaleej Times: TDIC vows to protect rights of workers

Elaph: Artists Announce Their Boycott of Guggenheim Abu Dhabi (Arabic)

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