Posts Tagged ‘art’


Friday, November 5th, 2010

rev95272(1)Twentyone still lifes by Giorgio Morandi (Bologna, 1890 – 1964), some of which are from private collections and are on public display for the very first time. “Silent and humble” paintings in which the colours “vibrate with a slightly subdued brilliance that seems to come from within … a style of painting that belongs perfectly in the perceptive and mental space between the visible and invisible” (Francesco Poli, from the exhibition catalogue).

“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.

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.


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.

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.

Exhibition le Arti di Piranesi Architetto, incisore, antiquario, vedutista, designer.

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

9abf83521a7b73d459eb63db1da8dfbbOn show works of the great eighteenth century Venetian artist Giambattista Piranesi as presentation of many of his arts: architect, antiquarian, archaeologist, engraver, designer and taste creator.
Along with the 250 original prints there are reproductions of many of the objects projected and never created by G. Piranesi such as a vase, a candelabrum, a teapot, a chair, two tripods, an altar and a marvellous chimney.
There will also be the 3d simulation of “Carceri d’Invenzione”, a model made by De Lucchi of the Basilica di Santa Maria del Priorato in Rome (the only construction Piranesi created in his life) and 3D views of Rome by Gabriele Basilico, that are the photographer’s tribute to the great master.

Signum Foundation at Palazzo Dona’

Friday, August 13th, 2010

Since 2009, at the cultural map of Venice has been added a new reference : Palazzo Donà in Campo San Polo, centre of the polish foundation “Signum Foundation”. In Poland, created in 2002 by Jarosław and Hanna Przyborowski, the foundation does charity for poor children with the help of some artists  and try to educate in all over the country. Palazzo Donà is the first permanent exhibition centre in Europe.

Alla Deriva – Sculptures by Justin Peyser

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

Justin Peyser Venezia Venice Ca' ZenobioThe sculptures of Justin Peyser can be admired at the XVII century palace Ca’ Zenobio, close to Campo Santa Margherita in Venice. Justin lives and works in New york city. He studied Visual & Environmental Studies at Harvard College and Painting in Bologna and New York. (more…)

Giacomo Favretto at Museo Correr in Venice

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

Giacomo Favretto - Museo CorrerThe opearas of the venetian painter Giacomo Favretto (1849 – 1887) are finally back in town, after more than 100 year from the last exposition. With more than 80 operas the exibithion explain his artistical life and the relation with the oter artists of the ‘800.

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.