The National Museum of Qatar opened its doors to the public on 28 March. As The Art Newspaper points out, it seeks to be seen as “both a local museum for everyone, and a powerful statement of nationhood that will help transform Qatar into an Arab capital of culture.” Through the spectacular Jean Nouvel-designed building—which the French architect imagined from the desert rose-inspired facade all the way to the detailed scenography of the 11 interlined gallery interiors—the museum succeeds at both. Further, it’s a 539-disk feat of engineering. Inside, innovative displays fit in spaces entirely devoid of straight lines. It’s a space one must see to believe. Read more—and see more images—at The Art Newspaper.