CANDIDA HÖFER LES BOURGEOIS DE CALAIS À VENISE

February 24th, 2015

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Opens at Ca ‘ Pesaro, in the new “space, Dom Pérignon“, the exhibition of 2015 Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia, under the scientific direction of Gabriella Belli.
Until March 29 is proposed an unusual reading of famous work of Auguste Rodin “Les Bourgeois de Calais” (1901) by one of the most influential international landscape photographs, the German Candida Höfer.

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GRISHA BRUSKIN ALEFBET: THE ALPHABET OF MEMORY

February 21st, 2015

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For the first time in Venice, Grisha Bruskin (Moscow1945) offers us an evocative and inspiring exhibition, a complicated rebus but not impossible to decipher:
Alefbet is an alphabet of Kabbalistic nature, populated by 160 figures including angels and demons from the animal world, men pierced by lightning or carrying upon the shoulders their own shadow.
A pictorial Carnival, a little fairy, a sort of “archaeological” reconstruction of Shoa where fragments of a lost past resurfaces, experienced only indirectly by the artist, through the stories of relatives.

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Correr Museum – Empress Elizabeth’s Rooms

February 5th, 2015

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In the magnificent St. Mark’s square you can find a place where extraordinary pieces of art are shown to the public and where a number of art exhibitions take place: Correr Museum.
One of the reasons for paying a visit is that of admiring the rooms which were occupied by Empress Elizabeth of Austria, the famous and beloved Sissi, during her first stay in Venice in 1856.

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The new Accademia major gallery

December 23rd, 2014

The Venetian museums pole, Venetian Heritage Foundation and the world giant of digital technology, Samsung, signed in recent days in Rome an important agreement that will bring, along with the investment of 600thousand euros at the opening of 5 new halls of the Gallerie dell’Accademia in Venice at the end of April, coinciding with the opening of the Expo and the Biennale d’Arte.
With the new halls, previously restored by the Superintendence, the exhibition area of the Museum will extend from 5 to 10 thousand square meters and an estimated visitors will rise from the current 300 000 to 900 000 per year.

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The Gaze of Ivan Glazunov

November 7th, 2014

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Since 15th october at Querini Stampalia Foundation is hel the Exposition “The Gaze of Ivan Glazunov “.
Part of the Exposition are paintings, antique dresses and precious object from the personal collection of the russian artist. The aim of this particular exhibition is to make people aware of the loss of Russian (and European) traditions who distinguished our culture during the past centuries.

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La Divina Marchesa

November 7th, 2014

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Sice the 4th of October, at Palazzo Fortuny, opened an exposition about a Lady, Marquis Luisa Casati Stampa. She has been the muse of many of the most important artists of the beginning of the 20th Century, including Gabriele D’Annunzio. Palazzo Fortuny was one of Luisa’s most loved places in Venice , house-atelier of the famous Mariano Fortuny. Guess why? Because, as every Diva, she loved his wonderful silk dress!!!

This is the very first exposition about this exstraodinary woman. A Diva who, whith the bizarre performance, dresses and make up, has been able to transform herself into a “living art opera”. A mith who still inspire artists from all over the world.

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Little Big Things – Masterpieces from the Storp collection

October 17th, 2014

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Continue in Venice, by the renovated Palazzo Mocenigo Museum – Study centre of History of costume and tissues- ,the new proposal for a museum about the history of perfume and essences. The long-term project of Civic Museum Fundation of Venice, exhibit until January 6, 2015Little Big Things –the Storp’s Masterpiece Collection,
an incredible selection of over two hundred original vials and containers for perfumes, ancient and modern, all rare and from the collection Storp.

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Hiroshige. From Edo to Kyoto: famous views of Japan

October 4th, 2014

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By September 20th at the Museum of Palazzo Grimani in Santa Maria Formosa is exceptionally exposed the entire corpus of polychrome woodblock prints of Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858), one of the greatest protagonists of the Japanese art of all time.
At the end of the 19th century his art fascinated and conquered Europe and its artists, including Van Gogh, who replied two of his operas with oil technique.
The exhibition offers the most famous and beloved images of the great interpreter, undisputed master of the landscape, called the “poet of nature“.

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DIVINE Splendor of scene

September 14th, 2014

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Opens on August 30, 2014 until January 11, 2015 at the Franchetti gallery the exhibition DIVINE Splendor of the scene.
The uniqueness of the monumental complex of the Ca’d’Oro offers now a particular sector of decorative arts: the “creative jewellry” from the collection of Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo.

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Taxes in Venice

September 14th, 2014

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Legislative Decree No. 23 of March 14, 2011 allowed Italian municipality to apply the tax on all overnight stays of non-residents in hotels and other residential .
The revenue is expected to finance projects in the tourism sector, maintenance, use and recovery of cultural assets and investments in local public services.

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