SOLO EXHIBITION BY FRANCESCO DONA’

January 10th, 2015

The decision to seek, and find, the wisdom of painting in the chaos of the present day, recuperating the lessons of the great masters of the past to breathe life into the art of the present; colour, light and brushstrokes reach us... (more)

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SOLO EXHIBITION BY SERGIO BOLDRIN

January 10th, 2015

Observing the city, through the eyes of a melancholy jester’s mask that has witnessed (and continues to witness) the fading of his Carnival and, above all, his Venice. An accusatory painting emerging from worried, and worrying brushstrokes that pummel the city’s buildings,... (more)

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“VENICE AND SPICE”

January 10th, 2015

Spices have been among the rarest of commodities since antiquity, and at the end of the Middle Ages nearly all trade in spices passed through Venice. Goods were loaded into ships in the ports of the Middle East to be auctioned at... (more)

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SICILY: THE ISLAND WINES OF “TASCA D’ALMERITA”

January 10th, 2015

Tasca d’Almerita has promoted local culture and appreciation of its local area for almost two centuries. The wines we will be tasting give full oenological expression to four of their Sicilian estates, and will help us appreciate how terroir and microclimate can... (more)

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JOYCE LUSSU AND HO CHI MINH

January 10th, 2015

We present the reissue of the prison diary of Ho Chi Minh, major protagonist of twentieth century history, in Joyce Lussu’s splendid translation. Lussu is one of the leading proponents of the codification and recording of the events that have left their... (more)

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SOLO EXHIBITION BY EDOARDO VENEZIANO

January 10th, 2015

Bodies, faces and landscapes that transmigrate to the canvas, recombining in a mental and physical journey that puts at the focus of his research not so much the subject of the painting as much as its making, the paint, the gesture. A... (more)

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NEW FICTION SERIES – LCE EDIZIONI

January 10th, 2015

Paolo Ruffilli presents the new fiction series from LCE Edizioni’s “Biblioteca dei Leoni” imprint, discussing it with publisher Luigi Crivellaro in relation to Paolo Padula’s novel about Venice. Presentation organised by Paolo Ruffilli

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OPIFICIO DEL PINOT NERO – with Marco Buvoli

January 10th, 2015

The story of Marco Buvoli and his Pinot Noir begins in 1997 among the beautiful hills around Vicenza. An opificio is a space in which a craftsman can reflect, create and construct – his workshop, his laboratory. The opificio of Marco Buvoli... (more)

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Plaques and Inscriptions in the Municipality of Venice

January 10th, 2015

Gianni Simionato (Supernova, October 2014) An exhaustive collection of more than a thousand plaques and inscriptions scattered around the city, and also within the limits of Cavallino-Treporti (a municipality formed in 1999), Portegrandi and Dolo, where there are two inscriptions that concern... (more)

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SOLO EXHIBITION BY MARINA ZAFFALON

January 10th, 2015

From trees and animals to the miniature world of insects. Nature, “wild and unbridled”, the territory in which we move, seeking to be freed from pure representation and description, to allow instinct and emotion, and thus imagination, to run free. In her... (more)

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A SOCIAL HISTORY OF WINE IN VENICE

January 10th, 2015

Discussion led by Prof. Marco Zanetto. Wine was of great importance on both a human and social level in the Most Serene Republic, and even this aspect of the city’s provisioning was severely regulated by the its political and judicial bodies as... (more)

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RABOSO PIAVE – ITS HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT WITH GIORGIO CECCHETTO

January 10th, 2015

A fascinating session dedicated to Raboso Piave wines, including the fruits of painstaking research into the best woods in which to age this noble, temperamental wine, in the company of the Cecchetto family who have dedicated themselves to Raboso for generations. We... (more)

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SOLO EXHIBITION BY FRANCESCO STEFANINI

January 10th, 2015

All that remains of the surrounding landscape is a cloud of dust, uneasy shadows, feeble traces, vapours, nothing but colour, and then a flicker of fire, a flash, lights, the silence and sounds of a mysterious night. A journey into abstraction in... (more)

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SOLO EXHIBITION BY GRAZIANO ZANIN

January 10th, 2015

In his role of Regional Delegate for the Italian Federation of Photography Associations, he represents provincial delegates from all over the Veneto region, and forty or so associations and clubs in the region, with a membership of hundreds of amateur photographers. He... (more)

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