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17

Sorry, where is the contemporary art museum?

From Eurasianet: According to Ivanishvili, who made his $5.5 billion fortune in the Russian banking and metals industries, such headline-grabbing purchases were part of a calculated business strategy -- opening a world-class art museum in the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, that can do battle with New York City’s Solomon R. Guggenheim museum and other prominent modern art centers. "This all started because I thought about what I can do for the country, for tourism, to rejuvenate Georgia," Ivanishvili said during an interview with EurasiaNet.org. Some “one, tw...
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Guest — Eric
Potentially a great way to bring tourists in the low season. Exactly the thing Georgia needs most. High season tourism at "peak lo... Read More
Friday, 18 November 2011 9:09 PM
Guest — Michael
The Stalin museum is a case in point. It could be a museum that not only attracts tourists, but also documents and educates about ... Read More
Thursday, 01 December 2011 11:11 AM
Guest — Leqso
Totally agree. Another example of poor management might be the management of Stalin Museum in Gori, I think the museum with the bi... Read More
Thursday, 01 December 2011 11:11 AM
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