Artists urge Guggenheim boycott

Artists say construction workers at Abu Dhabi landmark art museum are being exploited.


    The iconic Guggenheim Museum is under fire over its first Middle East installation in Abu Dhabi.

    More than 130 artists are boycotting the new branch to demand better treatment for the foreign workers who are building it.

    Al Jazeera's Dan Nolan reports from Abu Dhabi.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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