#venice

Renaissance

The Enfant Terrible of Renaissance Italian Art: 500 Years of Tintoretto in Venice

Tintoretto, the enfant terrible of Renaissance Italian Art has now his moment. Born 500 years ago in Venice, is now celebrated on various exhibitions ...

Zuzanna Stańska 13 October 2021

Renaissance

The Most Pioneering Painters of The Venetian Renaissance

The Venetian School refers to the painters of the Venetian Renaissance. It developed in Venice in the late 15th century and lasted until around 1580. ...

Charlotte Stace 13 October 2021

Women Artists

Women Artists of Venice: A New Initiative in Research and Conservation

Soon, the historical female artists of Venice will finally get their due! A new initiative, Women Artists of Venice, aims to restore artworks by at ...

Alexandra Kiely 8 October 2021

Museum Stories

Beyond the Biennale – Top Five Art Museums to Visit in Venice

Venice, with its long history, is an open museum that will leave none unsatisfied. La Serenissima is a dream destination for every art lover. Apart ...

Anastasia Manioudaki 1 September 2021

Renaissance

Power, Victory, Glory, and Death: Titian’s Art in Venice

Titian was the most famous painter of the Renaissance in Venice. Even during his lifetime the artist had been acclaimed as the greatest painter of ...

Alina Manevskaya 30 May 2021

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Giorgione, The Tempest

Giorgione and his masterpiece The Tempest form the rare combination of a mysterious artist and a mysterious painting. This small canvas has puzzled ...

Anastasia Manioudaki 30 May 2021

Artist Stories

Mariano Fortuny – A Genius From Venice

Well, I lied. Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo was not originally from Venice, as he was born in Granada in 1871, a son of a painter also called Mariano ...

Magda Michalska 28 May 2021

Architecture

Carlo Scarpa: The Modern Son of Venice

When you think of Venice you probably first see the Piazza San Marco in your mind’s eye. Then some canals and gondolas, or maybe the other way ...

Joanna Kaszubowska 28 May 2021

Art Travels

The Elephant in the Church and Other Curious Stories of Venice

With its maze of narrow streets, bridges, and canals linking its splendid architecture and art, Venice is beautiful. It is worth exploring and a ...

Marina Kochetkova 27 May 2021

Artist Stories

Venice in the Eyes of Claude Monet

Claude Monet fell in love with Venice the first time he saw it. He was 68 years old, and he went on a trip with his wife, Alice Hoschedé. The light ...

Zuzanna Stańska 27 May 2021

Artist Stories

Everything You Must Know About Giorgione (Even Though You Don’t Know Yet Who He Was)

Giorgione was an Italian painter from Venice whose career was cut off by his death at a little over 30. And that is a problem – everyone knows ...

Zuzanna Stańska 26 May 2021

Museum Stories

10 Paintings For Which You Will Love Ca’ Pesaro in Venice

Tourists in Venice usually do a couple of typical things: they visit San Marco Cathedral and the Doge’s Palace, drink a glass of Aperol ...

Zuzanna Stańska 25 May 2021