The exhibition, Architecture in Islamic Arts: Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum, is divided into five sections: (i) The Fortress and the City, which features architectural elements and depictions of fortified towns; (ii) Sacred Typographies, which explores the sites and monuments of Islamic pilgrimage through paintings and drawings; (iii) Religious and Funerary Architecture, which examines mosques and commemorative shrines; (iv) The Palace, which looks at the residences of royal families; and, (v) Gardens, Pavilions and Tents, which examines palace life when it is extended into nature.
The catalogue to the exhibition features a preface by His Highness the Aga Khan and essays by Sussan Babaie, Margaret Graves, Renata Holod, Nasser Rabbat, David Roxburgh, Kishwar Rizvi, and James Wescoat.
Graves, Margaret and Benoit Junod (eds). Architecture in Islamic Arts: Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum. Geneva: Aga Khan Trust for Culture, 2011.
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