Exhibition: Photographs by Benoy Behl

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The Georgetown University Department of Art and Art History is pleased to announce an exhibition of photographs by Benoy Behl. This collection of twenty photographs highlight sites of cultural, artistic, and historic significance from ten different countries around the world. The exhibition will run from October 15 – December 5, 2014.

Behl is a filmmaker, author, art historian, and photographer who is known for his tireless and prolific output of work over the past 35 years. He has made 130 documentaries, which are regularly screened at major cultural institutions worldwide. He has also taken over 44,000 photographs of Asian monuments and art heritage, and is recognized by the Limca Book of Records as the most travelled photographer. His photographic exhibitions have been warmly received in 34 countries around the world.

The gallery opening will be held on Thursday, October 23, 2014. The Artist’s Talk will be held from 5:30-6:00 pm, and a reception will follow from 6:00-7:30 pm.

Prior to the talk, join us from 5:00-5:30 pm for a special musical performance composed by Visiting Associate Professor Joel Phillip Friedman. It will be performed by the Georgetown University Orchestra and conducted by Angel Gil-Ordóñez.

Please visit https://art.georgetown.edu/exhibitions/ for more information.

Download the gallery guide, written by the students of ARTH 171: Buddhist Art, here:

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