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Event Details

Mar 23 to
Jun 16

Copies, Fakes, and Reproductions: Printmaking in the Renaissance

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Blanton Museum of Art
200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Austin, TX 78712
Categories
Art/Culture, Children, Community
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This exhibition will present works which showcase the various intentions behind copies, ranging from collaborations between designers and printmakers to the unauthorized copies of Albrecht Dürer’s woodcuts, which resulted in a landmark legal decision against image piracy.

This exhibition is organized by Holly Borham, Assistant Curator, Prints and Drawings, Blanton Museum of Art

Image Credit
[Left Image]
Albrecht Dürer
St. Thomas, 1514 (detail)
Engraving
4 9/16 x 2 15/16 in.
Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin, Gift of the children of L.M. Tonkin, 1966

[Right Image]
Johann Ladenspelder
St. Thomas, circa 1535 – 1561 (detail)
Engraving
4 7/16 x 2 7/8 in.
Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin, University Purchase, 1961