Four hundred years after the birth of Francesco Morosini, dubbed “the Peloponnesiacus” (1619-1694), several Venetian institutions are celebrating this fascinating figure, a doge and admiral. Museo Correr is the major venue since it preserves Morosini’s entire historical heritage from his palace in Campo Santo Stefano, inherited in 1895 by the last heir. The collection includes memorabilia, documents and works of art that reveal particular aspects of Morosini’s life and his historical significance.
Chiara Dynys is a multifaceted artist who creates conceptual experiences as well as painting/sculpture, an interesting “case” within Italian contemporary art who has produced a considerable quantity of performance art and other work that is strongly committed to current social and anthropological themes.
A strong relationship connects one of the most important French artists of the postwar period, Jean Dubuffet, to the city of Venice.
Over a career spanning more than six decades, Arp produced a remarkably influential body of work in a rich variety of materials and formats. (…) The exhibition brings to Palazzo Venier dei Leoni more than 70 works—sculptures in plaster, wood, bronze and marble, painted reliefs in wood, collages, drawings, tapestries and books—from European and American institutions and private collections.