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Venice – a Floating World of Art

Venice – a Floating World of Art Venice remains a glittering symbol of civilization in an uncertain world. How does its art reflect its storied history? Petrarch, the fourteenth-century Tuscan poet, called Venice a mundus alter, “another world,” and the city remains unique in its appeal to the visitor in search of art, culture and history. Needless to say its physical structure, a cluster of islands connected by bridges and canals, is unusual enough –...

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