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The Piranesi Effect book poster 

The Piranesi Effect edited by Kerrianne Stone and Gerard Vaughan
Published by NewSouth Publishing

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The Piranesi Effect Book Launch

Edited by Kerrianne Stone & Dr Gerard Vaughan AM
Published by NewSouth Publishing 
This book publishes a conference convened by AIAH in February 2014 on the global impact of Piranesi: Piranesi and the Impact of the Late Baroque, presented in collaboration with the State Library and the Baillieu Library. 

Harold Wright Scholarship and Sarah & William Holmes Scholarship Reception lecture

Dr Ted Gott: Odilon Redon: A French Blake
Recording courtesy of University of Melbourne - Wednesday, 15 July 2015
Coming Soon 

The Legacy of Hugh Ramsay Symposium, now available to watch online:

Gerard Vaughan (Director, National Gallery of Australia) - Hugh Ramsay and Philanthropy, 

Recording courtesy of the National Gallery of Australia - Monday, 30 March 2015
Watch now 

Gerard Vaughan's Vision for his Directorship at the National Gallery of Australia

The first event arranged by the AIAH in Sydney in partnership with Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation was a presentation by Gerard Vaughan AM on his vision for the National Gallery of Australia. 

Recording courtesy of Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation - Tuesday, 24 March 2015 
Listen now

Forthcoming events

Collectors in conversation series: Dr Gene Sherman - Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation in conversation with Suhanya Raffel - Art Gallery of New South Wales
Tuesday, 6 October 2015 

Admission is free | Bookings are required | Seating is limited
Booking information coming soon. 

More information on future events coming soon.


Australian Art Historiography, edited by Jaynie Anderson, The University of Melbourne, 2011.

Crossing Cultures. Conflict, Migration and Convergence, edited by Professor Jaynie Anderson, Miegunyah, 2008.

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