Archive | October, 2013

Venice Biennale, Egyptian pavilion

Very atmospheric show.      

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Jack Witten

Venice Biennale power

This work 9-11-01, by Jack Witten, 2006, conveyed very strong feelings. the tesserae are made from paint mixed with silica, crushed bone, blood, glass and ash. The work draws upon the artist’s experience of the September 11 attacks.  

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Il castello di Sole

Venice Biennale bling

Oct 3, first full day in Venice before the tour starts on Saturday so looking forward to meeting up with Nancie Mills Pipgras and Lynn Adamo at the Biennale. We visited the Encyclopedia show first and viewed the curated works at leisure. The Red Book by Carl Jung was remarkable to see and very well […]

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Trattoria alla Bonta, Udine proud owners, lovely lunch

Hearty lunch welcomes us to Udine

After a smooth train journey from Venice we arrived in Udine, dropped our luggage off at the hotel apartments and set off for lunch. This was the first meal we took as a complete group and the trattoria was conveniently just around the corner from our apartments. Chris Forillo popped in whilst travelling in the […]

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