- Accademia Gallery Tour led by an art historian
- Includes Accademia Gallery tickets
- Explores the work of the Venetian masters, such as Bellini, Giorgione, Titian and Tiepolo
Accademia Gallery Tour
Color vs. Design Together with our guide, an art historian, we will explore highlights of the collection, among which are works by Veronese, Titian, Tintoretto, Giorgione, and Tiepolo, while weaving a narrative on the history and distinctive characters of Venetian art. Historically often compared with and contrasted to the Florentine Renaissance, the Venetians had their own unique style and technique. The former placed particular importance on the
Susan has over ten years of experience teaching the History of Art for prestigious university programs in the UK and Italy. After graduating in the History of Art and Italian in 1998, she took an M.A. concentrating on art and architecture in Venice, and in 2004 she completed her specialization with a Ph.D. on Venetian Renaissance altarpieces. As a post-doctoral researcher with the University of Glasgow and London's National Gallery, she worked as a researcher and editor on the National Inventory of European Painting, the on-line catalog of European paintings in British museums. Susan has also contributed articles to the Burlington Magazine and Artibus et Historiae. Susan met her Venetian husband Paolo in 1997; they have a young son and divide their time between homes in Italy and the UK.
Louisa is an art historian who obtained her B.A. at the Courtauld Institute, where she specialized in Venetian art and the Italian medieval and Renaissance periods. In 2000, she earned her M.A. from the University of Warwick in Venetian Renaissance art.
Originally from Genoa, Erika moved to Venice ten years ago to study Oriental languages at Ca' Foscari University, where she graduated with a thesis on Japanese art and architecture. She has a keen interest in the art and history of Venice and worked for some important cultural institutions, such as the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, where she was in charge of special events, and the National Oriental Museum at Ca' Pesaro, where she studied and cataloged part of the collection. Her time at the Guggenheim collection sharpened her knowledge of contemporary art, which she continues to study. She is now a licensed tourist guide for the city of Venice.
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