Thursday, June 4, 2009

La Biennale di Venezia 53rd International Art Exhibition Fare Mondi / / Making Worlds | Parties: Steve McQueens at Palazzo Pisani Moretta

A reception to celebrate Steve McQueen (representing UK at La Biennale) was hosted on June 3rd, by the Marian Goodman and Thomas Dane galleries at the Fifteenth Century Palazzo Pisani Moretta.
The palace, built in the Gothic floreal style, is located in the Canal Grande half way between the Bridge of Rialto and the Ca' Foscari, exhibits decoration and frescos by several Venetian artists of the XVIIIth Century, including Giambattista Tiepolo, Jacopo Guarana, Gaspare Diziani and Giuseppe Angeli.

Chandeliers and blue lighting

The ceiling by Gian BattistaTiepolo

Almost full moon on the Canal Grande

Steve McQueen