• Art

    Venice: Beautiful in Any Light

    by  • May 21, 2013 • Art, Critique, Cultural Info, Decadent, Dying, Famous People, History, Info, Libertine & Lewd, Mercantile & Rich, Student Travel Journal, Travel • 0 Comments

    First Impressions My senses are completely overwhelmed. Venice is so beautiful that I cannot stop gushing about it to my peers. The light here is not like any I have seen before. It is dazzling and makes the bright colors of the buildings, the architecture, and the statuary even more inspiring. The decay, evident...

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    Manet and Titian at the Ducal Palace

    by  • May 9, 2013 • Art, Info • 1 Comment

    I have just discovered a fantastic opportunity for art lovers in Venice! The Doges’ Palace has an exhibit of the paintings of Edouard Manet that will be on while we are visiting the city with Imagining Venice. I have linked a blog to our blogroll that shows Manet’s painting Olympia┬áside-by-side with the inspiration for...

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    Antonio Lucio Vivaldi

    by  • April 3, 2013 • Art, Famous People, History, Student Essay

    Antonio Lucio Vivaldi. A world renowned master musician known for his baroque instrumental concertos and operas. Vivaldi perfected his techniques and style which ultimately influenced great composers such as Bach and is even compared to Handel. Born on March 4, 1678 in Venice, he was the son of Giovanni Battista Vivaldi and Camilla Calicchio....

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