Archive for July, 2010

San Servolo Island in Celebration

Monday, July 5th, 2010

san servolo miniDuring next month many artists and celebrations will take place at San Servolo Island.
Benedictine monks lived on this island from at least the eighth century and for almost five hundred years.
They were joined later by nuns escaping from the convents of Saints Leone and Basso on the island of Malamocco, which had been destroyed by a seaquake. At the beginning of the 15th century the nuns departed, but they were soon replaced by a few dozen other nuns, who were fleeing the Turkish invasion of Crete.
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Mariano Yunta Lopesino – Eyes in the Depth

Monday, July 5th, 2010

gioevang22 Paintings with oil realised between 1984 and 2010 and in the middle the most important work of Yunta : “La Promessa di velazquez” (”the promise of Velazquez”) conceived as a “votive” paintaing, is a homage to the “Las Meninas” by Diego Velazquez (1599-1660) considered by the artist the most important Master of all times.
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La Figura il Nudo e la Poesia – Rassegna di arti visive Opera di Vanni Quadrio

Monday, July 5th, 2010

calcagnoUntil July 08th 2010 at the Françoise Calcagno Art Studio of Venice, Francesca Mariotti, Ilaria Calanca and Elena Camoni present you the exhibition “La Figura, il Nudo, la Poesia” (”the Figure, the Nude, the Poetry”).
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Safet Zec – The Power of the Painting – Museo Correr

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

safet-zecThe exhibition presents more than 100 works, oils, painting in tempera, pencils drawings, squirts and preparatory works, big paintings and small canvas – Some of them never exposed to the public and realised in the last ten years of activity of the Bosnian artist, dramatic and masterly character of the modern figurativism.
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The Theatre of the World – Aldo Rossi

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

teatro.del.mondo.rossiUntil July 30th 2010, the exhibition, cured by Maurizio Scaparro, has been set up in the Porch of ca’ Giustinian, restaured main palace of the Biannale of venice, directed by Paolo Baratta. After 30 years of its realisation a second reading has been proposed of the famous project of Aldo Rossi for the theatre of the world, floating building anchored at the Punta della Dogana,
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Madonnina con Bambino di Ca’ Foscari

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

ca'-foscariThe “Madonna con Bambino” (”Holy Mary with Child”) is a mural painting discovered, or better discovered again, during the renovating works of Ca’ Foscari finished in 2005 and situated in the main hall of Palazzo Giustinian dei vescovi, set in a niche over a wooden door.
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Manlio Alzetta in Scoletta San Zaccaria

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

manlio alzetta

You will be able to see this exhibition until september with many changes of works in exposition.
Organised by the “Centro d’Arte San Vidal – U.C.A.I. of Venice” in Campo San Zaccaria near by the prestigious and old Church, the manifestation has as title “Arte Estate a San Vidal” (”Art in Summer in San Vidal”) and shows 48 artists who propose their
works in which different languages, fascinating styles, sing life and nature, stories from yesterday and futuristic thoughts overwrought by fears and hopes that the modern society rattle without rest.
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