Sheikh Saud Al-Thani

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Mystery of London dealer’s inflated invoices for world’s biggest collector, the head of Qatar's National Council for Culture, Arts and Heritage

The Art Newspaper has obtained invoices sent by Oliver Hoare to Sheikh Saud Al-Thani of Qatar, who remains under arrest in Doha as authorities investigate alleged misuse of public funds

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World’s biggest art collector is buying again

Sheikh Saud Al-Thani of Qatar has now been pardoned

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François Pinault

How François Pinault beat Sheikh Saud to a Jeff Koons flower sculpture

The Emir of Qatar, the Sheikh’s cousin, was also keen on acquiring the work

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World’s biggest art collector under arrest in Qatar

Sheikh Saud Al-Thani is being investigated for alleged misuse of public funds

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Export policies

Victoria and Albert Museum fails to secure Clive of India flask

Collector sheikh stalemates art export process

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Victoria & Albert Museum

V&A attempt to acquire the most important of the Clive of India Treasures

V&A thirsts for flask

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Collectors

Collector interview: Sheikh Saud Al Thani of Qatar

The Art Newspaper visits the biggest art collector in the world and talks about the five museums he is building in Doha