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Volpe in Giardini

Stuffed fox in the Korean pavilion… Phyllida Barlow fills the British pavilion with folly. An interesting installation and multi-screen video/performance work by Jordi Colomer in the Spanish pavilion. Noisy French work – a plywood construction owing much to Schwitters? Tiny cranes and other small worlds in the Japanese pavilion. Lovely paintings by Firenze Lai. Trends…

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A busy day

Lots of dogs in Venice… After a visit to Lyceo Guggenheim, a specialist art and design secondary school, a visit to the Armenian pavilion and beautiful gardens. A walled ‘field’. Cuban pavilion The Palazzo Fortuny – curated to expected standard – above that of the endless muggy palazzos stuffed with bad art.A storm hit Venice…

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The Garden at Sant’Alvise

Two of the nasturtium seeds have sprouted – but the blackbirds may eat them. Patterned walls, Chiesa dei Gesuiti Segio gave me some cake moulds this morning – a house and a tree for Christmas cakes and a rabbit and a fish for Easter Pesce e coniglio Aquile e conigli, Chiesa dei Gesuiti

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