Guided tours to S.Antonin Church in Venice

After more than 20 years of refurbishments, Venice is proud to announce the reopening of S.Antonin’s Church, one of the hidden treasures of the city.  Paintings, the tower, as well as  the curch itself can be visited every day (1 hour guided tour, 8.00 euro per person), moreover there will be visible now some old features of the past, before the final version of the church, which was consacrated in 1658 even if built from Badoers before the Seventh century. Finally, for paintings lover, inside S.Saba’s Chapel it is possible to admire many works of Jacopo Palma “The Young”.

Infos and reservations: 041 2413817

White gold at Querini Stampalia Foundation

For porcelain lovers it’s time for coming here in Venice, as from December the 12th 2010 up to March the 27th there’s the possibility to see some of world’s best porcelain collections alltogether: more than 200 object, from Wien, Berlin, S.Petersburg, and much more will be exposed at Querini Stampalia Foundation, thanks to the help of Marton Museum. Imagine a Biedermeir tea cup close to a Du Paquier, or think about Ginori of Doccia collection exposed from the first time ever elsewhere: still there thinking about coming here?

Where: Querini Stampalia Foundation, from 10.00 to 19.00, closed on Mondays. Tickets 10.00 euro per person

Vorticists: rebel artists in London and New York

From Janaury the 29th 2011 up to the middle of May (15th), Peggy Guggenheim Collection exposes more than 100 works of of the so called “Vorticists“, members of a movements born at the begginning of the 20th century which was not as popular as italian futurism and french cubism. The main idea of Vorticism was merge abstractism with mechanical shapes, with a sort of energy movement provided by the vortex concept. Main exponent of this period was, without any doubt, the russian artist Vassilij Kandinskij, but unfortunately his works won’t be shown during this exposition; anycase it will be possible to admire masterpieces of  Percy Wyndham Lewis, Edward Wadsworth and Henri Gaudier-Brzeska.