Free One Day Symposium inspired by the Baillieu Library Print Collection
Saturday 3rd September 2011
Theatre A, Elisabeth Murdoch Building,
Keynote speaker: Professor Sasha Grishin, Australian National University
The Baillieu Library Print Collection includes some 8,000 prints – mostly etchings, engravings, mezzotints, lithographs, woodcuts and wood engravings – that date from the fifteenth century to the twentieth. It is based on the gift of some 3,700 Old Master prints donated by Dr J. Orde Poynton in 1959 and which was further enhanced in 1964 with Harold Wright’s gift of half his Lionel Lindsay print collection and prints by his British contemporaries.
The collection is principally for teaching and learning; a number of scholars had their first encounter with prints at the Baillieu Library and later emerged in print related institutions and projects such as those offered by the Harold Wright Scholarship and the Sarah & William Holmes Scholarship. This symposium looks at the Baillieu Library Print Collection’s influence, research which has evolved from using the collection, and particular learning outcomes.
For further details see: http://www.lib.unimelb.edu.au/collections/special/prints/printmatters2011.html
A Beautiful Line: Italian Prints from Mantegna to Piranesi Exhibition at the Art Gallery of South Australia
This exhibition showcases around 140 Italian prints from the mid fifteenth to the late eighteenth centuries from the collection of the Art Gallery of South Australia. It features the work of artists including Andrea Mantegna, Titian and Piranesi.
Art Gallery of South Australia
North Terrace Adelaide
Friday 20 August – Sunday 31 October 2010
Please visit the exhibition homepage for further details.
The intensive subject Medieval Manuscripts & Early Print will be offered this August. The format for this subject is 7 x 2-hour seminars on every Tuesday and Thursday, beginning Tuesday 17 August and finishing Thursday 9 September plus 2 workshop sessions on Saturday 21 August and Saturday 4 September 2010. Seminars are held both on campus and in the State Library of Victoria and the National Gallery of Victoria where students are exposed to the remarkable collections in their city. The coordinator for this subject is Dr Catherine Kovesi – email@example.com