A Falcon’s Eye: Tribute to Sheikh Saoud Al Thani
2 August 2020 – 10 April 2021
Tickets must be purchased online in advance of your visit.
Celebrates the outstanding accomplishments of one of Qatar’s greatest collectors who was largely responsible for laying the foundation for Qatar Museum’s world class collections. The exhibition showcases more than 300 outstanding art works from prehistoric fossils and Egyptian antiquities to Orientalist paintings and masterpieces of the history of photography in a spectacular display following the concept of ancient (Renaissance) “cabinet of curiosities” reflecting Sheikh Saoud’s fascination with both natural history and the art world.
Sheikh Saud with the beira antelope By Richard Avedon Doha, 2000 80 x 100 cm Gelatin silver print Collection of Sheikh Saud bin Muhammad Foundation, Qatar