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Looking Far to the Future: San Marco - The Basilica of Venice in the Third Millennium

Sala del Maggior Consiglio - Great Council Chamber - Photo: Cat Bauer (Venice, Italy) Power. Glory. Wealth. The sheer magnificence of the Great Council Chamber inside Palazzo Ducale is overwhelming. The immense hall was where the noblemen of the Great Council of the Venetian Republic convened, the 1,000 to 2,000 aristocrats who composed the most important political body of Venice and who were the guardians of the laws of State. The Great Council met for the first time in the Sala del Magg...
Tags: Travel, Rome, Munich, West, Venice, Istanbul, San Marco, East, Aachen, Basilica, Sala, Constantinople, Roman Empire, Hagia Sophia, University of Cologne, Venetian Republic


Looking to the Future: San Marco - The Basilica of Venice in the Third Millennium

Sala del Maggior Consiglio - Great Council Chamber - Photo: Cat Bauer (Venice, Italy) Power. Glory. Wealth. The sheer magnificence of the Great Council Chamber inside Palazzo Ducale is overwhelming. The immense hall was where the noblemen of the Great Council of the Venetian Republic convened, the 1,000 to 2,000 aristocrats who composed the most important political body of Venice and who were the guardians of the laws of State. The Great Council met for the first time in the Sala del Magg...
Tags: Travel, Rome, Munich, West, Venice, Istanbul, San Marco, East, Aachen, Basilica, Sala, Constantinople, Roman Empire, Hagia Sophia, University of Cologne, Venetian Republic


The Italy of Photographers - 24 Artists' Tales at the New M9 Museum in Mestre-Venezia

Italy of Photographers at M9 - Photo: Cat Bauer (Venice, Italy) The Italy of Photographers. 24 Artists' Tales is the first temporary exhibition specially developed for the new M9 Museum, a structural design masterpiece by Sauerbruch Hutton that has transformed the heart of Mestre. Curated by Denis Curti, the distinguished art director of Casa dei Tre Oci, the exhibition in the enormous space on the third floor of the museum examines the 20th century as seen through Italian photography.I w...
Tags: Travel, Italy, Palermo, Venice Italy, Mestre, Venetian Cat - Venice Blog, Casa dei Tre Oci, Marsilio, Sauerbruch Hutton, Letizia Battaglia, Denis Curti, Mario de Biasi, New Multimedia Museum, Mestre Venezia, Franco Basaglia, Gianni Berengo Gardi


Fulvio Roiter, the Late, Great Venetian Photographer at Tre Oci in Venice

Fulvio Roiter, Venezia, Squero di San Trovaso, 1970 © Fondazione Fulvio Roiter (Venice, Italy) Today, Venice is one of the most photographed cities on the planet. Every year about 30 million tourists clutching smart phones descend upon the fragile environment and tweet images of her astonishing beauty to their followers and friends around the globe. More serious hobbyists armed with Canons shoot the Venetian sunset, her bridges and monuments, or the color-coordinated laundry flapping in...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Rizzoli, Italy, Venice, Sicily, Andalusia, Rialto Bridge, Venetian Cat - Venice Blog, Giudecca, Marsilio, Tre Oci, La Casa dei Tre Oci, Paolo Monti, Amazon Mexico, Fulvio Roiter


Fulvio Roiter, the Great Venetian Photographer at Tre Oci in Venice

Fulvio Roiter, Venezia, Squero di San Trovaso, 1970 © Fondazione Fulvio Roiter (Venice, Italy) Today, Venice is one of the most photographed cities on the planet. Every year about 30 million tourists clutching smart phones descend upon the fragile environment and tweet images of her astonishing beauty to their followers and friends around the globe. More serious hobbyists armed with Canons shoot the Venetian sunset, her bridges and monuments, or the color-coordinated laundry flapping in...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Rizzoli, Italy, Venice, Sicily, Andalusia, Rialto Bridge, Venetian Cat - Venice Blog, Giudecca, Marsilio, Tre Oci, La Casa dei Tre Oci, Paolo Monti, Amazon Mexico, Fulvio Roiter


The Most Beautiful Supermarket in the World - Teatro Italia in Venice Part 3 - The Story Continues

Teatro Italia in its heyday (Venice, Italy) One year ago today, I wrote about the controversial transformation of Teatro Italia, a beautiful neo-Gothic and Art Nouveau architectural gem here in Venice, into a Despar supermarket.Inaugurated on March 2, 1916 as a theater, Teatro Italia was the dream of the Venetian publisher, Giuseppe Scarabellin, along with the designer, Dominico Mocellin. The architect was Giovanni Sardi, renown for designing the Hotel Excelsior on the Lido.Scarabellin ha...
Tags: Travel, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, Venice, Venice Italy, Venetian Cat - Venice Blog, Marsilio, Strada Nuova, Bellotto, World Teatro Italia, Teatro Italia, Giuseppe Scarabellin, Dominico Mocellin, Giovanni Sardi, Lido Scarabellin


MUST SEE - Aldo Manuzio - Renaissance in Venice

Aldo Manuzio at the Accademia Gallery (Venice, Italy) Have you ever read a book? If so, you can thank Aldus Manutius, the wizard who invented the modern book and the concept of publishing itself, for that. Thanks to his innovation, Manutius helped to transform Venice into the publishing capital of the world during the Renaissance, revolutionizing the access of knowledge to the masses, similar to what the digital revolution has done for humanity today. The long anticipated exhibit Aldo Man...
Tags: Europe, Germany, Switzerland, William Shakespeare, Venice, Treviso, Aristotle, Rotterdam, Thomas Jefferson, Cicero, Atticus, St Gallen, VENEZIA, Leonardo da Vinci, Veneto, Rialto Bridge