Friday, September 18, 2020
A Falcon’s Eye: Tribute to Sheikh Saoud Al Thani
Museum of Islamic Art
Mar 25, 2020 To Jan 21, 2021
Detail: Qatar Museums presents A Falcon's Eye: Tribute to Sheikh Saoud Al Thani, an exhibition that celebrates the outstanding accomplishments of one of Qatar’ 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.