Thursday, June 18, 2015

Secret of Qatar's billion-dollar modern and contemporary art purchases revealed

By Eileen Kinsella

QATAR---Have you ever wondered what Qatar is doing with the billions of dollars of modern and contemporary art it purchased over the past decade? We might know the answer: Qatar is planning a new modern and contemporary art museum on the waterfront in Doha, called the Art Mill, that comprises nearly one million square feet and is being touted as "one of the largest and most forward looking art galleries" by the architectural press (see What Are The Top 10 Al-Thani Acquisitions?)[link]