Master Drawings Uncovered: Piranesi's Paestum Drawings

 
 

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Master Drawings Uncovered: Piranesi's Paestum DrawingsFor the first time, Giovanni Battista Piranesi's fifteen highly resolved preparatory drawings of the three great Doric temples in Paestum, Sicily, are shown together in a focused exhibition which considers them as great works of art in their own right, as well as examining how they revolutionised architects' and artists' understanding of early Greek Classical architecture.

 

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An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage. Lurking in nooks and crannies within the sprawling rooms and halls of neo-classical architect Sir John Soane's former residence are over 30,000 architectural drawings and antiquities. More about Sir John Soane's Museum

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Monumental Masonry With Bompas & ParrMonumental Masonry With Bompas & Parr27th December 2014Saturday 3rd January 2015 Where:
Sir John Soane's Museum, 13  Lincoln's Inn Fields      WC2A 3BP
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event > Exhibitions > Art Exhibitions - Architecture | PRICING  Free  
DATES  27th Dec 2014, 30th Dec 2014 & 31st Dec 2014 and 2nd Jan 2015 & 3rd Jan 2015 - 10am-5pm
VENUE  Sir John Soane's Museum 
Face To Face: British Portraits From The Clifford Chance Art CollectionFace To Face: British Portraits From The Clifford Chance Art Collection27th December 2014Saturday 24th January 2015 Where:
Sir John Soane's Museum, 13  Lincoln's Inn Fields      WC2A 3BP
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Face To Face: British Portraits From The Clifford Chance Art Collection
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DATES  10th October 2014 to 24th January 2015 - 10am-5pm
VENUE  Sir John Soane's Museum 
 

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