Venice: City of Pictures
by Martin Gayford (Thames and Hudson £30, 464pp)
Art critic Martin Gayford says in Venice, ‘everything, even sculpture and architecture, is a picture’
In Venice, ‘everything, even sculpture and architecture, is a picture’, says art critic Martin Gayford.
In this book, he tracks the evolution of the city’s imagery as seen in its galleries and buildings.
He traverses from the Bellini Brothers to Titian, and Byron to Eliot in a quest to gain a picture of the artistic core of the floating city.
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