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Villa La Rotonda, Vincenza

Villa La Rotonda is a Renaissance villa just outside Vicenza in northern Italy, and was designed by Andrea Palladio. The proper name is Villa Almerico Capra, but it is also known as La Rotonda and Villa Rotonda. The name “Capra” … Continue reading

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Boy With Frog

The eight-foot-tall sculpture of a boy holding a squirming frog by was commissioned to sit at the tip of the Punta della Dogana, between the Grand and the Guidecca canals in Venice. The work, by the California artist Charles Ray, … Continue reading

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