Archive for October, 2010

Grappa, Prosecco, Merlot? Not for an aperetif but for the Buses of the Lido

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

bus_ACTVIn the last three years, The company MAGIGAS has been in Italy – and probably in Europe – more active in the studies of fuels based on bio-ethanol in pushing forward the research and making a series of incredibly high-performance products with which it was given life in leagues and trophies car.
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“Alla Deriva” sculture di Justin Peyser

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

peyser-ca-zenobio-veniceFor the Moorat Raphael Armenian College, the show “Adrift” by
American sculptor Justin Peyser is yet another affirmation of the breadth of culture that we seek to offer in our artistic programming at Ca’ Zenobio.
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Ermanno Nason. Warrior of Glass

Monday, October 25th, 2010

art_5011_XLThe exhibition, presented until January 11th 2011, includes around a hundred famous works by Ermanno Nason (Murano, 1928), the great glass maker maestro and member of a family that has played an important part in every stage of the history of Murano from the XVII century to today.

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The poetics of Written Space

Monday, October 25th, 2010

handwrittingPart of the educational activities proposed by the Fondazione Musei Civici Veneziani, and in particular the international workshop “The art of handwriting” which is in its second edition this year (at Correr Museum and Biblioteca d’Arte and Storia Veneziana, until October 31st 2010), the exhibition focuses on the unique theme of writing.
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Exposition of Giorgione now until November 01st!!!

Monday, October 25th, 2010

la tempestaThree of Giorgione most famous works, The Old Lady (1506), The Naked (1508) and his most famous masterpiece, The Tempest (1507-08), will be on display for over an other month in one of Venice most unique buildings, Palazzo Grimani near Campo Santa Maria Formosa.

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Palazzo Grassi: Language and Art – Saying the Unsayable

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

good cunniOn Thursday October 28th 2010 at Palazzo Grassi at 5pm
The cycle Stories of Art continues with a meeting with Michael Cunningham.
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Gottlieb is the new guest of the Peggy Guggenheim Collection

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

gottThe Guggenheim Foundation presents the first Italian retrospective of Adolph Gottlieb (1903-1974) who is considered, with Mark Rothko and Arshile Gorky, one of the pioneers of the Abstract Expressionism in the lands overseas.
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Palazzo Bru Zane : French Romanticism in Venice

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

bruThis year Palazzetto Bru Zane, where the Centre de Musique Romantique Française is located since 2009, presents its second music edition. Its purpose is to research and spread French Romantic music, especially the least known authors.
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The 25th Venicemarathon

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

images 2On October 24th, a particular event will take place long the Brenta River to finish in Venice’s Historical Center.

The Venice Marathon brings thousand of participants and is always an exciting show.
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Serate d’Arte \ Art Evenings

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

san pietro miniA Wonderful proposition to discover again the Basilica Co-cathedral of San Pietro di Castello in Venice.

The present building dates from the 16th century, but a church has stood on the site since at least the 7th century. From 1451 to 1807, it was the city’s cathedral church, serving as both the spiritual and administrative centre of religious Venice.

During its history the church has undergone a number of alterations and additions by some of Venice’s most prominent architects. Andrea Palladio received his first commission in the city of Venice from the Patriarch Vincenzo Diedo to re-build the facade and interior of St Pietro, but Diedo’s death delayed the project.
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