Venice

Arrests in Venice after police intercept talk of Rialto bridge bombing

Three Kosovan men and a child detained by Italian police after allegedly discussing Rialto bomb and support for Isis<p>Italian police have arrested four people in Venice after one of them was overheard in an intercepted phone conversation talking about the possibility of placing a bomb under city’s …

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Venice police arrest terror cell suspects

Italian police have arrested three Kosovars in the city of Venice and say one was caught on a phone intercept proposing they bomb the Rialto bridge.<p>A …

Terrorism

Italian police break up alleged jihadist cell that planned to attack Venice's Rialto Bridge

Italian police have broken up an alleged jihadist cell in Venice that was reportedly planning to blow up the city’s famous Rialto Bridge in the hope of killing hundreds of tourists.<p>In a series of overnight raids, anti-terrorism police arrested three suspects, all of them Kosovars who were living in …

Terrorism

Venice Film Festival to Launch New Competitive Section for VR Works

ROME – The Venice Film Festival is launching a competitive section dedicated to films made for virtual-reality viewing.<p>The new section, named Venice …

Venice Film Festival

Venice Film Festival Unveils First VR Competition

After debuting the world’s first film festival VR screening room last year, Venice continues to lead the way in VR exhibition.<p>The 74th Venice …

Venice Film Festival

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Why a Boat Full of Artists Made Art All the Way to Antarctica<p>Artsy Editorial<p>By Darrell Hartman<p>Antarctica in the 21st century is something of a …

Venice Biennale

Dance Drama 'Polina' Picked Up for Release by Oscilloscope Laboratories (Exclusive)

The film, which premiered at the Venice Film Festival, will open in theaters in July.<p>Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired North American rights to …

Venice Film Festival

The Best Things to Do in Melbourne This Week

Breakfast Club meets Fantastic Four...with underwhelming results.<p>Cemetery feasts, burger parties and classes from some of the world's best …

Venice Film Festival

Murano’s Glass Jewelry: All in the Family

Murano, the island of glassblowers across the lagoon from here, is known for producing vases and glasses with swirls of color and ornate chandeliers found in tony hotels and homes. But some businesses on the crowded little island also produce high fashion jewelry found on runways and in exclusive …

Jewelry

Guide to Asian pavilions at the 2017 Venice Biennale

In the two years since the last Venice Biennale, powerful anti-globalisation movements have taken root worldwide, driving geopolitical events that …

Venice Biennale

All Hail the 'Machine of War': Joe Tacopina's Romantic Vision for Venezia

VENICE, Italy — Joe Tacopina has a square jaw, slicked-back hair and a muscular torso threatening to explode through his tightly fitted shirt. There's more than a hint of Steven Seagal about him.<p>The 50-year-old American has a reputation as a storyteller. The first time I walk into his office, he …

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‘It’s magic’: curator Cecilia Alemani offers a glimpse into the Italian Pavilion at this year’s Venice Biennale

Do not expect a snapshot, thesis or panorama of today’s Italian art scene in the national pavilion at this year’s Venice Biennale—but be prepared for …

Venice Biennale

10 Beautiful Places to Visit in Venice

10Lido<p>Source: Link<p>This is where the annual Venice Film Festival is held. But there are other things that you can do here besides that including …

Venice Film Festival

City Press talks to South African artists Candice Breitz and Mohau Modisakeng

Johannesburg - "What would the world be if artists were given the power to create it?” asks French curator Christine Macel. A question posed not to …

Venice Biennale

Thieves' smoke bombs spark panic in Venice

One was set off near the bell tower of St Mark's Basilica, the ANSA news agency reported, while the other was in the centre of the square.<p>A picture …

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See The Sun And Soar Through The Waterways In A Sinking City - Grown-up Travel Guide.com

Posted on March 17, 2017 by Andy Higgs in Home.<p>We are of course talking about Venice. If you didn’t know, the beautiful floating city in Italy is …

Travel

The Antarctic Biennale: a crazy idea becomes reality

In little more than a year, the artists and scientists—and, crucially, the funds—have been gathered for a unique biennial. The journey begins this …

Venice Biennale

Nigerian visual art set to make history at Venice Biennale

Issue<p>By Editor | 16 March 2017 | 2:55 am<p>Peju Alatise and Victor Ehikhamenor<p>The world’s most prestigious and storied contemporary visual art …

Art

Finding Ourselves In The Venetian Ghetto

Mar 14, 2017<p>14 Min read time<p>What can Trump’s America learn from <i>The Merchant of Venice</i>?<p>“We do not see things as they are; we see them as we are.”<p>This …

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Tracing The Histories That Bind Venice and Kochi

Columns<p>March 15, 2017<p>Text by Madhu Jain<p>Venice and Kochi are more than just haunts for biennale-goers<p>Legend has it that Marco Polo was so bowled over …

Travel

LANDSCAPES, SELECTIONS FROM THE STATE COLLECTION // EVAGORAS & KATHLEEN LANITIS CENTER, LIMASSOL, CYPRUS - THE SEEN | Chicago's International Online Journal

By Dr. Kostas Prapoglou<p><i>LANDSCAPES, Selections from the State Collection</i> held at the Evagoras & Kathleen Lanitis Center, Limassol, Cyprus encompassed …

Venice Biennale

From the Archives: 1929 oil discovery closes Venice school

The fall 1929, discovery of oil in Venice unleashed a rush to drill. A story in the March 31, 1930, Los Angeles Times reported that, “nearly sixty Venice property owners have been granted drilling permits by the Los Angeles City Council upon approval of the City Planning Commission. “<p>Many of the …

Education

Why Cyprus Is Europe’s Most Exciting Art Hub Right Now

Art World<p>Artist-run spaces abound as many return to the Mediterranean island from stints abroad.<p>,<p>There is movement afoot in the art world, triggered …

Venice Biennale

The 10 Best Restaurants In Venice, Italy

La Zucca<p>La Zucca‘s name means ‘pumpkin’ in Italian, and of course that is the main ingredient for many of their dishes. It is a small yet charming …

Restaurants

Venice: What Does the Floating City do with Her Dead?

<b>In Venice the dead are ferried through the canals on ornate funeral gondolas to a cemetery island where their afterlife is only guaranteed for as</b> …

Mediterranean

Some Words About Impressive Venetian Architecture - Interior Design Inspirations

Today we will talk about one of the most beautiful styles in architecture – the Venetian. Impressive Venetian architecture to this day is admired and …

Interior Design

Last Sunset in Venice

Netflix Ideas?<p>Any hot Netflix suggestions? I’m currently into Season 3 of Chef’s Table as well as “Abstract” which is kind of like Chef’s Table but …

Photography

Ian Kelly on Venice: ‘Casanova’s story takes you to the city's best views'

The Casanova biographer, whose work has inspired a new ballet, finds plenty of traces of the 18th-century lothario amid the city’s canals, bars and alleyways<p><b>Writers from Casanova to Byron and Ezra Pound say you should approach Venice by sea</b>. That’s not always practical but taking a water taxi from …

Travel

Emma Stone make-up: how to get her best looks

When it comes to photo-friendly, long-lasting make-up, “Less is always more,” Goodwin maintains. “I make sure to use soft matte formulas on red …

Venice Film Festival

Here Are the Finalists for Berlin’s Prestigious Preis der Nationalgalerie

People<p>See who's in the running for this year's award.<p>& ,<p>The finalists for the Preis der Nationalgalerie 2017 have been announced in a ceremony in …

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