Venice… finding the female

Venetian mask ( photo copyright Paul Campbell)

Venetian mask ( photo copyright Paul Campbell)

My photos, and artworks, are more often than not of places, buildings, sometimes nature…

But on going through photos from our recent second trip to Venice I became aware of different representations of the female form among them.

Inevitably, given that this is Italy, several religious images feature amongst them.

Unfortunately some photos are blurred as they were taken inside churches/in low light without flash. But I wanted to put them into this post anyway… here they are…

Further information on the wonderful collection at the Peggy Guggenheim Museum, Venice, can be found here.

Exhibition posters, Venice

Exhibition posters, Venice

Glass figure, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice

Glass figure, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice

Sculpture garden, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice

Sculpture garden, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice

Stabat Mater, poster advertising choral event.

Stabat Mater, poster advertising choral event.

Sculpture garden, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice

Sculpture garden, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice

Evening shoppers, Venice.

Evening shoppers, Venice.

Franciscan nun, Castello, Venice.

Franciscan nun, Castello, Venice.

Lone figure walking, Venice

Lone figure walking, Venice

Madonna & child statue, Venice

Madonna & child statue, Venice

Sculpture, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice

Sculpture, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice

Plaque outside theatre, Venice

Plaque outside theatre, Venice

Madonna street shrine, Venice

Madonna street shrine, Venice

Wall shrine to saint, Venice

Wall shrine to saint, Venice

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