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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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Announcing: Riffs & Ecstasies Venice

I’ve announced this book before, by California author Rita Bottoms with paintings by her husband Tom Bottoms. But this announcement is for the new second edition, which has been reorganized and has new content. What I love most about this … Continue reading

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Street Art / Venetian Stylin’ #4

Someone made good use of the frame that was already on this wall. Happy New Year to you all! This image makes me feel calmer, much needed right now with so much changing all around us.

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Street Art / Venetian Stylin’ #2

Northern Cannaregio. I think it was just off the Misericordia.

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Street Art / Venetian Stylin’ #1

Spotted near Campo San Giacomo dell’Orio. Creepy.

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Celebrating Women’s History–With a Gift for You!

Happy Women’s History Month! We have a few days left to celebrate the many ways that women contribute to our world. To celebrate, I’d like to offer you a free chapter about a remarkable Venetian woman: Giulia Lama. Her work … Continue reading

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Breakfast Redux

Though I’m in danger of making you all jealous, I wanted to share the news about the new painting I recently received. Rita and Tom Bottoms, who live over the hill from me in Santa Cruz, have gifted one of … Continue reading

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Recreations: Isabella Teotochi Albrizzi

Wow, someone rose to my challenge right away! My friend Laura, and artist and art teacher, sent this recreation of Isabella Teotochi Albrizzi. The original portrait is by Elisabeth Louise VigeĆ© Le Brun (1792). Doesn’t Laura have the perfect hair? … Continue reading

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Sharing: Gondola Shoes

Provocative title, no? Do I mean shoes you wear on a gondola? Shoes that gondolas wear? Neither! Rita (who has contributed Venetiana to this site before) sent this photo spotted in Santa Cruz, California, of a painting featuring gondolas in … Continue reading

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The Venice Walkby

Are your eyes tripping out? In San Francisco I was passing by an art gallery and saw this 3D painting. Cool, right? I’ve seen this artist’s work in Venice since then, too. Unfortunately, I didn’t write down the artist’s name. … Continue reading

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