Faculty of ArtsAustralian Institute of Art History

Bill Henson on Piranesi

Bill Henson is one of Australia's leading contemporary artists. Born in Melbourne in 1955, Henson had his first solo exhibition, at the age of 19, at the National Gallery of Victoria in 1975. He has since exhibited extensively in Australia and overseas, including New York, London, Paris, Beijing, Tokyo, Montreal, Barcelona, Vienna and Amsterdam. In 1995 Henson represented Australia at the Venice Biennale, with his celebrated series of cut-screen photographs. He holds an honorary doctorate from the University of NSW.

Thursday, 27 February 2014 | 6.00pm to 7.00pm

Sunderland Theatre
Medical Building
The University of Melbourne

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If you would be interested in attending the symposium"Piranesi and the Impact of the Late Baroque" on Thursday , 27 and Friday, 28 February 2014, please click here for further information and registration.

Prisoners on a Projecting Platform

Prisoners on a Projecting Platform
Plate 10 from Carceri
Francesco Piranesi from G.B Piranesi Opere varie, Vol. VIII. Paris: Francesco Piranesi, 1800-07.
Special Collections, Baillieu Library, University of  Melbourne

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State Library of Victoria         Italian Institute Culture Melbourne_web 

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