Past Exhibitions in Venice

2017

Carsten Egevang, East Greenland, Scoresbysund (2016)

The Arctic. The Final Frontier

Casa dei Tre Oci (House of Three Eyes in Venetian dialect) is a three-floor gallery dedicated to photography, situated on the island of Giudecca. The house was conceived between 1912 and 1913 by the painter Mario de Maria (1852-1924) who made it his home in … [read more]

2016

Falkenstein, Vibrazione

Postwar Era. A Recent History

The Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice is a modern art museum overlooking the Grand Canal. The impressive collection is housed in the Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, an 18th-century palace, for three decades the home of the American heiress Peggy Guggenheim (1898-1979). In 1951 she began … [read more]

Accrochage, Punta della Dogana in Venice

Accrochage

The Punta della Dogana is a contemporary art museum in Venice that exhibits artworks from the François Pinault Foundation, one of the largest collections of contemporary art in the world. Occupying a triangular tongue of land where the Grand Canal meets the Giudecca Canal, the … [read more]

Sigmar Polke, Circus Figures (2005)

Sigmar Polke

Palazzo Grassi in Venice is an imposing contemporary art museum overlooking the Grand Canal. The Palazzo presents major temporary exhibitions, some of which are based in whole or in part on the Pinault Collection, one of the largest collections of contemporary art in the world. … [read more]

2015

Andrea Schiavone, Diana and Actaeon (1550)

Splendors of the Renaissance In Venice

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Museo Correr

The Museo Correr in Venice offers a fascinating insight into Venetian art, history and culture. The museum originated with the collection that Teodoro Correr bequeathed to the city in 1830. A keen art collector and coming from a noble Venetian family, Correr dedicated much of … [read more]

The Alchemy of Color, Palazzo Mocenigo

The Alchemy of Color

Palazzo Mocenigo is a textile and costume museum located in the former home of the noble Mocenigo dynasty. The Mocenigos were once one of the most important families of the Venetian Republic, providing seven doges between 1414 and 1778. Opened to the public as a … [read more]