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Gallerie dell'Accademia

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  • Day2

    Art in the Morning

    December 21, 2016 in Italy ⋅ ☀️ 13 °C

    Cracking night's sleep, despite being in the centre of Venice, and a sensibly timed start for the morning. We walked to San Marco square and took in the Basilica, with no queue at all, before heading to the Gallerie dell'Accademia art gallery. For the art lover, this probably held wide interest...for us, we saw a painting offering poor parenting advice! Off now towards the Rialto market...but having fun racing on the bridges of Venice as we go!Read more

  • Day8

    Venice Academia

    November 8, 2014 in Italy ⋅ ⛅ 61 °F

    Art historian Susan taught us all afternoon in the Venice Academy of Art. Her lessons were simple enough for us beginners, though one could tell she was accomplished in her field. I could not escape my impression: other galleries throughout the world have a smattering of art from Venice's golden age. Here in the city of its birth, Venetian art is ubiquitous. It was overwhelming.Read more

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