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Street Art / Venetian Stylin’ #11

Seen near Rio Marin in Santa Croce on the roll-down barriers–only at night, because when the shop is open, you can’t see the art! The gondoliers actually work at this corner. I wonder if they appreciate or are sick of … Continue reading

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View Through (1)

This summer as I walked through so many Biennale sites around Venice, I snapped a lot of photos of the view through a window or a door. Here are a few.

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Daytime Nighttime

Two views of the sculpture outside San Giovanni Evangelista this summer. This sculpture, titled “The Sun,” is by Ugo Rondinone. Click here if you want to read more about the artist and his work. Rondinone’s other works are inside the … Continue reading

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Street Art / Venetian Stylin’ #7

Interesting use of damaged plaster.

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Street Art / Venetian Stylin’ #8

I really love this one. It stopped me in my tracks so I could pay more attention to it. Subtle and small, but the message is so lovely. Is the heart fragile? Is Venice fragile? Yes and yes.

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Spotted Today in Venice

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In Casanova’s Footsteps: Rome–Palazzo Madama / The Bargello

This entry relates to the episode when Casanova met Betty and Sir B.M. on his way to Rome. See previous entries about Palazzo Decarolis for more of the story. “The Bargello in Rome is a person who can do a … Continue reading

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Street Art / Venetian Stylin’ #6

I saw this stencil a few places around town. What is she thinking?

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Street Art / Venetian Stylin’ #5

I’d like to have seen this one without the poster on the face and the added graffiti. The face is lovely.

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Dear Venice, Wish You Were Here #18

This is one of the oldest postcards I own. May 11, 1903!! It’s basically the same view as the last card I posted, but otherwise the card is quite different. I looked up the address. Bryn Athyn is a tiny … Continue reading

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