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Romeo and Juliet Meet Contemporary Art at ArtVerona

I recently went to Verona to help out my best friend, who works in the arts and curated an exhibition at one of Italy’s most important contemporary art fairs, ArtVerona. ArtVerona allows only Italian galleries to exhibit, galleries that represent both national and international artists. The works on display consist mainly of contemporary art, with […]

The World’s Most Romantic Fireworks: The Redentore in Venice

The Festa del Redentore is an annual celebration that takes place on the third weekend of July, which culminates in an unforgettable fireworks show over the iconic St Mark’s Basin. The origins of the Redentore date back to 1577, when the festival began to commemorate the end of a plague which ravaged Venice, killing about […]

The Opening of the Biennale in Venice

La Biennale di Venezia, sometimes referred to as the Olympics of Art, is a contemporary art fair that occurs every two years during the summer in Venice, Italy. A number of countries are represented by various pavilions, with awards given to the best displays, hence the Olympics comparison. The Biennale is easily one of the […]