• Homo Faber: inside the Venice exhibition celebrating craftsmanship

    17 days ago - By Dazed Digital

    Arriving on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore and looking over the water to the main city of Venice, is like stepping into a Canaletto painting. Behind me is a Palladian church - hewn from snow-white marble, gleaming in the morning light - and a Benedictine monastery, the latter of which was founded in 982. San Giorgio Maggiore, after which the church and monastery are both named - was itself the subject of another artist, Claude Monet, who famously produced a series ofhellip;
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