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View Through (3)

Three more photos in the series of viewing things through things.

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Dear Venice: Wish You Were Here #21

This is a view I don’t see often on vintage postcards: The Rio dei Mendicanti as it opens into Campo SS Giovanni e Paolo. You can see the hospital on the right, and straight down the canal, it opens into … Continue reading

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Real Life or Art?

These chairs were outside one of the Arsenale Biennale venues. I contend that they were more artistic than some of the art on display.

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Real Life or Art?

I saw this poster in the Arsenale section of the Biennale. Is it a real ad or art or a hoax? In any case, it was pretty funny!

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Venice from the Air

I was lucky enough to have a window seat on the left side of the plane as I departed Venice. What a shot!

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Micro Mosaics: Who Knew?

I love being astonished by new things, and that happened on my latest trip to Venice. I visited Antichit√† al Ghetto, the antique store run by Maria Gabriella Emiliani and her parents. Maria Gabriella authored a chapter for Venice Rising … Continue reading

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Summer Sagra: San Francesco della Vigna

Last January, when I booked my June trip to Venice, I couldn’t yet find the summer sagra schedule. These are the local parish festivals that usually feature food, drink, sometimes live music, a mercatino where locals sell goods, and sometimes … Continue reading

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Molecules / Molecole

I heard about this film Molecole (Molecules) about Venice as the pandemic began. It’s streaming for free (in the US) until Sunday evening, hosted by the Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Washington DC. I hope you get a chance to … Continue reading

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Autumn With An Author: Kathleen Gonzalez

Originally posted on Valentina Expressions:
I have loved Venice since the beginning of my time, in fact, with all the lives I lived, I know to have been there in the 1700s, therefore anyone who writes about Venice becomes my…

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Intervista con Kathleen Anne Gonzalez

Originally posted on Diario di un operatore museale:
For the english translation please scroll down the page, thank you ! La Dott.ssa Kathleen Anne Gonzalez √® uno dei miei contatti professionali che ho conosciuto di recente. Stavo leggendo un libro…

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