Most recent article by: Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi

Entrance to the Mathaf Museum in Qatar (source: Qatar Museum Authority, QMA)

The Arab Museum of Modern Art in Qatar

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Can Mathaf Restore a Pan-Arab Artistic Identity?

In 2010, Mathaf (the Arab Museum of Modern Art) was opened in the Gulf state of Qatar. In his essay, Sultan Sooud al-Qassemi provides an overview of pan-Arabism in recent decades and looks at what this museum can do to restore a pan-Arab cultural identity that has been neglected and in some cases even vilified for decadesMore