Archive for April, 2013

Museum of Oriental Art: Japanese flowers and plants in Venice

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Ca' Pesaro

We’re not talking about plants and flowers in the strict sense, but porcelain, lacquer ware and decorations! The Oriental Art Museum of Ca’ Pesaro has a new route by the personnel of the Museum itself and with the participation of Ohara Ikebana Study Group of Venice. The title of the exhibition is “Japanese flowers and plants in Venice. A journey through the seasons between porcelain, lacquerware, paintings “.

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Rudolf Stingel at Palazzo Grassi: not to be missed!!!

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Palazzo Grassi Stingler

The exhibition dedicated to Rudolf Stingel will remain open until December 31, 2013.
The artist was invited by Francois Pinault to conceive in absolute freedom the exhibition spaces, for the first time ever involve the entirety of the building!!!

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Venetian fortresses. Documentary exhibition at Palazzo Ducale

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Fortezze Veneziane

Definitely a show not to be missed!!! Until September 22, 2013 you can admire inside the halls of Dogi Palace this collection which reconstructs the Venetian military systems through the documents held by the Cabinet of cartography and the Library of Museo Correr.

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Fondazione Querini Stampalia: ships, “Squeri”(Shipyard), ferries from Jacopi De Barbari

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

De Barbari
The exhibition, open until May 12, 2013, is a collection of 142 watercolors, etchings, gravers and preparatory drawings in ink of the famous view of the De Barbari. The view in question is a woodcut in six tables, a view of Venice bird sight style where the Arsenale is the main subject, a place where once were built the vessels of the Serenissima.

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