Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Italian, 1720–1778

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Bio

Printmaker, engraver, and antiquarian Giovanni Battista Piranesi once said: “I need to produce great ideas, and I believe that if I were commissioned to design a new universe, I would be mad enough to undertake it.” This would prove an apt …

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Career highlights
User
Solo show at a major institution
Dallas Museum of Art, and 1 more
Group
Group show at a major institution
Tate Britain, and 5 more
Institution
Collected by a major institution
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., and 2 more
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Flash Art
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Manifesta
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