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Palazzo Grassi

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Palazzo Grassi
Campo San Samuele
30124 Venice
Italy
Venue Type: Gallery

Country:
italy



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> CURRENT EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
April 13th - December 31st The Illusion of Light
EIJA-LISA AHTILA, Troy Brauntuch, Marcel Broodthaers, David Claerbout, Bruce Conner, Latifa Echakhch, Dan Flavin, Vydya Gastaldon, Gilbert & Geroge, General Idea, Robert Irwin, Bertrand Lavier, Antoni Muntadas, Julio Le Parc, Philippe Parreno, Sturtevant, Claire TABOURET, Danh Vo, Doug Wheeler, and Robert Whitman
 
April 13th - December 31st Resonance
Irving Penn
 
> QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.palazzograssi.it/en/
OPEN HOURS:  
Open every day from 10 am to 7 pm. Except on Tuesdays
GALLERY TYPE:  
Contemporary
COST:  
Full rate 15€, Discounted rate 10€
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DESCRIPTION
Located in Campo San Samuele and overlooking the Canal Grande, Palazzo Grassi presents major temporary exhibitions, some of which are based in whole or in part on François Pinault's Collection.
 
The building is the last palazzo on the Grand Canal having been built after the collapse of Venice Republic in 1797. Its nobility highlights the historical importance of the collection's masterpieces, that may well feel at home here, in the dialogue between Neoclassical architecture and modern renovation solutions created by architect Tadao Ando. Palazzo Grassi is of interest to connoisseurs of contemporary architectural styles as well, who praise their harmony.

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