• Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Tomb of the three Curati brothers in Albano from ‘Trophies of Octavian Augustus erected to commemorate the victory at Actium’ 1740–78, etching, 38.9 x 60.7 cm, The Baillieu Library Print Collection, the University of Melbourne

  • Piranesi and the Impact of the Late Baroque

    Thursday 27 Feb 2014 to Friday 28 Feb 2014, 9.15- 5.00pm
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    The Australian Institute of Art History, in collaboration with the University Library and the State Library of Victoria will host a conference on Piranesi and the Impact of the Late Baroque on  27and 28 February 2014 at the University of Melbourne.

     The conference is conceived in relation to the exhibition, Rome: Piranesi's vision,
    22 February – 22 June, 2014 on at the State Library of Victoria, in partnership with the University Library and the related exhibition The Piranesi Effect, 20 February – 25 May, 2014, Ian Potter Museum of Art, University of Melbourne.

    Speakers include: Professor Jaynie Anderson, Warren Andrews, Shane Carmody, Associate Professor Robert Gaston, Professor Luigi Ficacci, Bill Henson, Dr Colin Holden, Philip Kent, Mary Kisler, Angelo Lo Conte, Ron McBurnie, Associate Professor David Marshall, Dr Susanne Meurer, Kerrianne Stone, Professor Paolo Tombesi, Professor Gerard Vaughan and John Nicholas Weretka.

    Where:  Auditorium, Melbourne Brain Centre, Kenneth Myer Building
    The University of Melbourne, PARKVILLE VIC 3010

    Free admission but bookings are required. Seating is limited. 

    To register visit here.

    For further information visit here or contact Hamish Carr, carrh@unimelb.edu.au or phone 8344 8957.

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