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Greetings from Guggenheim!

The Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice sends you holiday greetings! This video is a fun stroll through the rooms of the Palazzo dei Leoni, with quick glimpses of Kandinskys, Calders, Chagalls, de Koonings, DalĂ­s, Duchamps, Klees, Magrittes, Modiglianis, Ernsts, and … Continue reading

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Venice, My Muse: An Interview with JoAnn Locktov

Here is the third installment of the new interview series, “Venice, My Muse.” Today we’ll hear from JoAnn Locktov, editor of the Dream of Venice series. JoAnn established Bella Figura Publications in 2014, as an imprint dedicated to publishing books … Continue reading

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A Palazzo Cut Short

The Palazzo Venier dei Leoni looks like this: But it was supposed to look like this: This model can be seen at the Museo Correr. I had heard that the palace was never finished because the owners ran out of … Continue reading

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Some Artwork Worth Noticing

I spotted these interesting works at the Museo Correr today. Here’s a painting by Giovanni Bellini where Jesus actually looks like he’s from the Middle East. Or does he look like he’s from the Planet of the Apes? This one … Continue reading

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