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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince launches institute to promote art in the Middle East

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, who was recently identified as the buyer of the $450m Salvator Mundi painting by Leonardo, has launched an artistic arm of his philanthrophic Misk Foundation. The Misk Art Institute, aims to “become Saudi Arabia’s leading platform for grassroots cultural production, diplomacy and exchange”. It…