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Welcome to Venice 3, an online exhibit developed by students in my ARTH 470Z:  Venice, a seminar offered during the fall semester of 2011 at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia. This site offers visitors the opportunity to … Continue reading

St. Mark and the Basilica, Stephanie Wunce

IMG_2917 Mosaic of the reception of St. Mark’s body into the church, 13th century, San Marco façade, Porta, Sant’Alipio, Venice, (photograph by Professor Marjorie Och).

A look at the myth of Venice through the medium of mosaic at San Marco            The decoration of the Basilica of San Marco is a celebration of the created and appropriated myths of Venice. The … Continue reading

The Venice Film Festival, Melanie Johnson

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A study of the Venice Film Festival as a Product of Mussolini’s Italy The Exposizione d’Arte Cinematografica was introduced as an addition to the Venice Biennale in 1932 by Italian Prime Minister and Leader of the Italian Fascist Party Benito … Continue reading