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Venice becoming the stage for art lovers to protest against the Russia-Ukraine war

While the whole world is suffering from the art loss as collateral damage of the Russia Ukraine war, Venice has now become the new stage of protest against the war at Venice Biennale Arte 2022. At the opening of the exhibition “This is Ukraine: Defending Freedom”, President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine made an unexpected appearance...

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Renaissance art: When the largest altarpiece in Venice was unveiled

May 19, On This Day Titian’s elevation to mastery Over 5 centuries ago on this day — May 19, 1518 — Italian Renaissance artist Titian’s masterpiece, the Assumption of the Virgin or Frari Assumptio, was unveiled as a large altarpiece panel at the Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari or Frari church in Venice....