Islamic Architecture in India

Safadi Fine Arts Building Sheikh Zayed Hall, Beirut campus

LAU’s Institute of Islamic Art and Architecture in collaboration with the School of Architecture and Design are hosting an exhibition of photographs by Benoy K. Behl entitled “Islamic Architecture in India.” 

Behl is a film-maker, art historian and photographer from India, who lives in New Delhi.  In addition to his acclaimed documentary films, his photographs have been exhibited in many international centers and galleries, and published in international magazines including the National Geographic.  Behl has taken photographs in India and across the world. He focuses on historic monuments, ancient art and ancient Buddhist paintings of India and he has also photographed Badami caves, Lepakshi Temple, Brahadeeshwara Temple, Ellora Caves, Bagh caves, and the Ajanta Caves among many other Indian historic sites. His photographs of Islamic monuments in India are in an exhibition curated by the Indian Council for Cultural Relation.  It toured several capitals.  At LAU, the exhibition is organized by the Indian Embassy in Lebanon and the Institute of Islamic Art and Architecture at the School of Architecture and Design.

All are welcome to attend. The exhibition is on until October 10 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.