Venice
Venice seen from shipVenice (/ˈvɛnɪs/; Italian: Venezia [veˈnɛttsia] alternative obsolete form: Vinegia; Venetian: Venexia [veˈnɛsja]; Latin: Venetiae) is a city in northeastern Italy sited...
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Antonio Vivaldi - Double cello concerto - Henri Demarquette / Claire-Lise Démettre - OCNE / Nicolas Krauze
Henri Demarquette et Claire-Lise Démettre interprètent le concerto pour deux violoncelles en sol mineur de Vivaldi. Orchestre de Chambre de la Nouvelle Europ...
History’s Great Romantics
From poets and presidents to kings and courtesans, history is filled with great romances and timeless love stories. This Valentine's Day, discover some of history's most famous tales of love and loss....
Ukrainian artists occupy Russian pavilion at Venice Biennale
Mock occupation by activists in military uniforms mimics Russia’s military incursion into east Ukraine Mimicking the Russian military involvement in east Ukraine, a group of Ukrainian artists and acti...
How Peggy Guggenheim Became The Queen of Modern Art
The Peggy Guggenheim Collection sits on the banks of the Grand Canal in Venice, a somewhat unassuming one-story, white-walled palace that is filled with one of the most visited collections of modern a...
New Orleans artists chosen for the Venice Biennale |
The Venice Biennale is the oldest and most revered international art exhibition in the world.
10 paintings with hidden meanings
After revelations that an artist hid a Monica Lewinsky reference in an official portrait of Bill Clinton, Mark Hudson lists 10 more paintings with secrets
World premiere of Vivaldi's earliest known work
The newly-discovered earliest known work by Italian baroque composer Antonio Vivaldi is being premiered at a concert on Monday in Florence, at the city's renowned Uffizi art museum.
Exploring Murano, Italy
I do love glass art so taking a visit to Murano Island was definitely on the agenda during my visit to Venice. It is amazing that the glass making community in Murano has survived for many centuries a...
Best Hotels in Venice
The best hotels in Venice, Italy, chosen by our resident expert, including luxury hotels and cheap hotels. Read the reviews and book them here at the lowest prices.
Photos: Venice from Above
The “City of Water” is located in northeast Italy, spanning 118 islands in the Venetian Lagoon. Buildings in Venice were constructed on wood piles driven into the mud, sand and clay layers under the l...
Burano, Italy Is The Cheeriest Little Island, And It Will Lift Your Soul On Travel Tuesday
If you're in need of an emotional boost, take a virtual trip to the chipper town of Burano, Italy on this fine Travel Tuesday. The wee island is located in the same lagoon as Venice, but its colors po...
Mysterious Photos of Venice Cloaked in Darkness
Dark Venice is a series by Toronto-based photographer Alessandro Cancian that presents the Italian city of Venice cloaked in darkness. The intriguing landscap…
Where To Stay in Venice: Editor’s Pick
When deciding where to stay in Venice, its important to know something about the differences between it's many neighborhoods.
Canzon septimi toni (Giovanni Gabrieli, 1597)
The Green Mountain Project (music director Scott Metcalfe and artistic director Jolle Greenleaf) presented A Grand Festive Vespers in Venice, c. 1640, for t...
Giovanni Gabrieli - Canzon septimi toni (Giovanni Gabrieli, 1597)
The Green Mountain Project (music director Scott Metcalfe and artistic director Jolle Greenleaf) presented A Grand Festive Vespers in Venice, c. 1640, for t...
History of Venice
Venice is a city in Italy. It was also an independent republic from the 8th century to 1797.
Republic of Venice
The Republic of Venice (Italian: Repubblica di Venezia) was a state originating from the city of Venice in Northeastern Italy. It existed for over a millennium, from the late 7th century until 179...
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Palladian Villas of the Veneto
The Palladian villas of the Veneto are villas designed by architect Andrea Palladio, all of whose buildings were erected in the Veneto, the mainland region of north-eastern Italy then under the politi...
Palladian Villas of the Veneto - Wikipedia
Venetian glass
Venetian glass is a type of glass object made in Venice, Italy, primarily on the island of Murano. It is world-renowned for being colourful, elaborate, and skillfully made.Many of the important chara...
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Venetian school (art)
From the later part of the 15th century, Venice had a distinctive, thriving and influential art scene. Beginning with the work of Giorgione (c. 1477–1510), and the workshop of Giovanni Bellini (c. 143...
Venetian school (art) - Wikipedia
Venetian School (music)
In music history, the Venetian School was the body and work of composers working in Venice from about 1550 to around 1610. The Venetian polychoral compositions of the late sixteenth century were amon...
Venetian School (music) - Wikipedia
Venice Film Festival
The Venice Film Festival or Venice International Film Festival (Italian: Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica della Biennale di Venezia, "International Exhibition of Cinematographic Art of...