A Beautiful Line: Italian Prints from Mantegna to Piranesi

Date: Saturday 21 August, 1-4pm

Venue: Radford Auditorium, Art Gallery of South Australia, North Terrace, Adelaide

The Art Gallery of South Australia’s European print collection was founded more than 120 years ago and its large holdings feature works by leading masters of the European printmaking tradition. Join us for an afternoon of fine scholarship on a range of stimulating topics, view the exhibition and enjoy a glass of wine to cap off a perfectly agreeable day.

1pm Welcome

1.10pm Dr Lisa Mansfield, University of Adelaide – After Michelangelo: The Reproduction and Reception of the Sistine Ceiling and Last Judgment

1.50pm Dr Justin Clements, University of Melbourne – Print Apocalypse: image and text as agents of Reformation

2.30pm Maria Zagala, Art Gallery of South Australia – ‘Disegni stampati’: Prints as drawings and drawings as prints

3.10pm Dr David Marshall, University of Melbourne – The Eighteenth Century Imagination: Capriccio, Fantasy, and Prisons in Piranesi, Tiepolo, and Canaletto

4pm Refreshments & exhibition viewing

Cost: $50, $40 Members – includes exhibition entry ticket and refreshments.

Book online. Please register by Wednesday 18 August.

For all enquiries telephone 08 8207 7035.

View the program as a pdf or visit the AGSA website.