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    by  • May 27, 2013 • Info • 0 Comments

    As we explored Venice further, we eventually found ourselves on Morano, the island made famous by its magnificent glass-blown sculptures. The streets, we had noticed, were peppered with the same pattern that seems to appear all over Venice: gift shops and expensive food. The only difference here was that Morano gift shops only offered...

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    by  • March 13, 2013 • Art, Cultural Info, Famous People, History, Info, Student Essay, Travel

      Canaletto, born in October of 1697, was a famous Venetian painter known predominantly for his ability to capture the wonderful landscapes and architecture of Venice during the 18th Century. Although his birth name was Giovanni Antonio Canal, his painter’s name (Canaletto) was derived from the Venetian canals that consistently appeared in his work....

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