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The Ducal Palace in Venice: the wonders of power
Why you should visit the Doge's Palace with a guide!It is really difficult to explain in a few lines what the Doge's Palace was. Any description, however accurate, will never...
In this interview for Il Viaggio di Scoperta, I am describing some of the most interesting works that Giambattista Tiepolo painted for Venice.In particular, the wonderful...
Longhi and the rhino Clara
Pietro Falca, known as Longhi, was one of the most appreciated painters in 18th-century Venice. Having little experimented with other subjects and techniques, his...
The Supper at the house of Levi by Paolo Veronese
A last supper? It could look like...This is generally what people think when they first see this enormous painting on canvas (5,60 m high per 13,09 m long) at...
Ca’ Rezzonico ballroom
In Venice there is no shortage of ballrooms. Some are still privately owned and generally not accessible, others are open on request, some others have been musealized and are...
The enigma of Giorgione: new interpretations of the "Tempest" of the Accademia Gallery
Giorgione is perhaps one of the most enigmatic artists of the history of Western painting. His paintings, refined and personal interpretations of humanistic culture...
The funeral monument to Titian in the Frari Church
In the Frari Church you can find the grand marble monument commemorating Titian, one of the greatest of the Venetian painters. This post summarize its story, and help you...
The church of San Rocco in Venice: between relics, art, history and legend
Sometimes it is overshadowed by the presence of the nearby superb Scuola di San Rocco, considered the temple of the art by Tintoretto. Sometimes people hastily pass in...
Families in Venice: suggestions on what to do
Are you in Venice for a few days and you are unsure about how to spend your time there? Would you like some suggestions to make your experience magical and fun? Here are my...
The Church of the Gesuati
St. Mary of the Rosary Church was one of the most relevant monastic structures in Venice, both from the religious point of view, and in its artistic dimension.It is...
The bell tower in St. Mark's Square, Venice
I consider it a technological marvel of the Renaissance in #Venice, a symbol of its technological capabilities: the clock tower is one of the most admired of #PiazzaSanMarco...
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