• Andrew Hazewinkel Two figures (after Caillois) 2013 (detail) plaster, agate, steel 170 x 30 x 30 cm (each figure) Private collection, Sydney © Courtesy the artist

    Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Remains of the aqueduct of Nero, 1760–78, etching, Baillieu Library Print Collection, the University of Melbourne.

  • Saturday talk: The Piranesi effect

    What is the Piranesi effect?

    Saturday 22 Feb 2014, 2.00- 3.00pm
    Jenny Long with Michael Graf and Andrew Hazewinkel

    Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778) was one of the most extraordinary printmakers of the 18th century. He was also an architect, antiquarian and firebrand. Curator of The Piranesi effect Jenny Long will discuss with contemporary artists Michael Graf and Andrew Hazewinkel what it is about Piranesi's work which continues to excite artists and designers in the 21st century. 

    Jenny Long is a free-lance curator based in Melbourne and Bendigo. 

    Michael Graf and Andrew Hazewinkel are well known artists based in Melbourne with a long standing interest in the works of Piranesi. A number of Graf and Hazewinkel works are included in the exhibition.

    All welcome, no bookings required.

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