Venice

London loves: London canals - Little Venice to Camden Lock boat trip

London has many classic experiences but the purpose of this blog is to find those that are a little less obvious. One of my favourite things to do …

London

2 AM in Venice

Bridge Wine<p>I’d go out every night here with my friends and pretty much follow the same pattern. We’d take sunset photos, wander through the streets …

Photography

Italy Over 100 Years Ago Through An Amateur Photographer's Lens

These old photos were taken by an amateur photographer during his trips to England and Europe with the family from 1907 to 1922. They documented …

Mediterranean

The Private World of Venice's Most Stylish Set

Interior designer, hotelier, and art patron Francesca Bortolotto Possati offers a peek inside the unexplored corners and hidden bends of Italy’s canal city

Travel

Win a 7-Night Trip for 2 to Venice, Italy

Enter the Carnegie Hall “Here Today, Gondola Tomorrow” sweepstakes by February 22, 2017, for a chance to win the grand prize: a seven-night trip for …

Travel

Get to Know the Projects of Grafton Architects, Directors of the 2018 Venice Biennale

Yesterday, the Board of La Biennale di Venezia appointed Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara of Grafton Architects as curators of the 2018 Venice …

Venice Biennale

Venice dwelling exhibits a bold take on modern design

Modern design features such as floor-to-ceiling windows blend with industrial finishes, including polished concrete floors, to create a hip living space at this compound-like dwelling in Venice. Indoor and outdoor rooms look out on a courtyard, gardens, the swimming pool and the distant</b> …

Mid-Century modern

Restored Rialto Bridge and St. Mark’s Basilica Will Greet Venice Biennale Visitors

Art World<p>Scaffolding had obscured Saint Mark's Basilica since 1994.<p>,<p>When the art world touches down at the Venice Biennale in May, two of the city’s …

Venice Biennale

Looking Forward to Venice Biennale 2017 - Inside the Biggest Art Exhibition in the World

One of the things that will make this year better than the previous is the fact that <b>La Biennale di Venezia</b> will return for the 57th time. Also known …

Venice Biennale

1924 Spanish-style house in Venice moves into the current century

The arched entry and curved-wall portico of this renovated 1920s house in Venice have an old-world Spanish flavor. But inside, clean lines, black-trimmed windows and recessed lighting update the interiors for modern living. Dual pergolas in the backyard extend the living space outdoors.<p><b>Address:</b> 829 …

Mid-Century modern

Bodies of work

There are museums of contemporary art across Africa, Asia and the Middle East; in 2017 there will even be an Antarctic Biennale. But three major …

Venice Biennale

“Between the Material and the Non-Material”: Anupama Kundoo Discusses the Importance of Experiential Architecture Education

This feature has been created in collaboration with urbanNext, a multi-platform aimed at developing, disseminating and distributing content centered on architecture through a focus on the contemporary human milieu and its challenges. Architizer features a weekly discussion from urbanNext’s journals …

Architecture

The Best Italian Festivals of 2017

No matter what time of year you visit Italy, there’s always plenty to do! And while there are a ton of monuments, museums, and towns to see, …

Mediterranean

Review: Pietra Brettkelley's 'A Flickering Truth'

<b>Nation:</b> New Zealand<p><b>Screening:</b>10:30 a.m. Tuesday, 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Regal Cinemas. 95 minutes<p><b>Director:</b> Pietra Brettkelley<p><b>Cast:</b> Documentary<p><b>Story</b> …

Venice Film Festival

Where to Find the Best Churches in Venice

Churches are a common feature along Venice’s canals and in her many beautiful piazzas. From the world famous St. Mark’s Basilica, to the imposing …

Mediterranean

Exploring Venice's Art Scene with Your Best Friend

Morenike Graham-Douglas exploring the JW Marriott in Venice with her best friend Pearl Renua.<p>It’s always a special moment for someone to experience …

Travel

4 great day trips from Venice, Italy

When visiting Venice, Italy you can use it as a hub to visit many of the other beautiful destinations in the area. We recommend to stay several extra …

Travel

3 movies you probably missed and should see now

Your honor, I'm representing myself in this case, and I plead guilty. Every year around this time, beginning in mid-December and lasting through mid-January, the hundreds of movies I caught do not seem enough. They can't make up for the well-regarded, easily streamable titles I failed to see …

Venice Film Festival

The top worldwide biennials and events this year

<b>Whitney Biennial</b> <i><br>17 March-11 June</i> <b><br>Whitney Museum of American Art, New York</b><br>The Whitney Museum opens its hugely influential biennial exhibition for the …

Art

The Most Anticipated Art Events of 2017

Mark your calendars and start booking your flights because 2017 is going to be a busy year for the art world. In addition to the art fairs, this year brings a global itinerary of events like Documenta, the Whitney Biennial and Desert X.<p>From inaugural editions to well established biennials, here are …

Venice Biennale

Italian Bridges: History and Curiosities

Historically bridges are built to connect lands and bring people closer. They are also an incredible invention that allow overcoming natural barriers …

Bridges

Venice Isn't Sinking, It's Flooding – And It Needs to Learn How to Swim

“Will you look at that? St. Mark’s Square is flooded!” An Australian day tripper is astonished. “This place is actually sinking,” her friend casually …

Five exhibitions worth traveling for in 2017

If you go to just five exhibitions next year, make sure it's these ones.<p><b>N.S. Harsha</b> <i>(Tokyo, February 4 to June 11)</i><p>This mid-career survey of Indian …

Venice Biennale

An Insider’s Guide to Venice

Famous for its breath-taking Gothic architecture, picturesque canals and incredible collection of Renaissance masterpieces, Venice attracts culture …

Mediterranean

Gra’it by Bonollo. Shooting day in Venice, Part II

This is the second part of the shooting I did for the Gra’it by Bonollo brand. The pictures here are related to the photos we’ve captured in the …

Photography

Vajiko Chachkhiani to Represent Georgia at 2017 Venice Biennale

POSTED December 31, 2016<p>The Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection in Georgia has announced that artist Vajiko Chachkhiani will represent the …

Venice Biennale

Brace Yourselves, 2017 Will Be One of the Busiest Years for Art Yet

Art Guides<p>It's time to sign up for a miles program.<p>,<p>The art world’s already incredibly busy schedule is about to reach the limits of what’s humanly …

Venice Biennale

Unusually low tides leave Venice a muddy mess

Gondolas are seen during an exceptional low tide in the Grand Canal in the Venice lagoon, northern Italy.<p>Venice has again been hit with unusually low …

New Zealand News

Art in 2017: major events and museum openings

Whatever else 2017 brings, there can be no doubt that it is a bumper year for major art events. Here are a few stand-outs in a very crowded calendar.<p><b>The Grand Tour</b><p>Once every decade, international contemporary art’s three most prestigious events - the Venice Biennale, Documenta and Sculpture …

Venice Biennale