Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Veduta dell’ Anfiteatro Flavio, detto il Colosseo (View of the Colosseum, or Flavian Amphitheatre), 1765–78 impression, etching and engraving, from Vedute di Roma, 1748–78, Rare Books collection
Labour Day public holiday: The Library will be open on Labour Day, Monday 10 March, from 10am to 6pm. Some collection items will need to be ordered in advance. More information
Newspaper resources: Newspaper Reading Room services will operate from the Genealogy Centre 2 November 2013 – April 2014. More information
Australian Curriculum Years/AusVELS levels: 5–10
Learning Areas: The Arts
General capabilities/Interdisciplinary learning: Critical and creative thinking
Duration: 120 minutes
Cost: $9.90 per student (inc GST)
'The exploration of the exhibition Rome: Piranesi’s vision will highlight the intricate prints of Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-78) and the way that he influenced future printmakers. Students will use iPad technology to observe and discuss details of Piranesi’s works. Inspired by the exhibition, students will experience printmaking techniques to create their own artwork using classical elements.
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