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Al-Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani

  • Qataris royalty

Sheikha Al-Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani (Arabic: المياسة بنت حمد بن خليفة آل ثاني‎; born 1983) is the sister of Qatar's ruling Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, and daughter of the country's Father Emir Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani and former First Lady Moza bint Nasser. Al-Mayassa was declared the most influential person in art on ArtReview's Power 100, and prominently appears on the Time 100, and Forbes' The World's 100 Most Powerful Women. Al-Mayassa serves as Chairperson of Qatar Museums, and it was reported by Bloomberg that her annual acquisition budget on behalf of the organization is estimated at $1 billion.Al Mayassa is believed to have been the purchaser of Paul Gauguin's When Will You Marry?


People have said, 'Let's build bridges,' and frankly, I want to do more than that. I would like break to the walls of ignorance between East and West.




In a time where the world is becoming personalized, when the mobile phone, the burger, everything has its own personal identity, how should we perceive ourselves and how should we perceive others?



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