Alberto Barbera, director of the Venice Film Festival, took the stage, flanked by a woman holding a trophy and a medal.
The ceremony, which is scheduled for September 20, will be held in Venice.
The Daily Pic (Venice Biennale Edition): Rudolf Stingel points Venice back toward its Eastern roots.
“I think people want to know why this happened,” said Tom Elliott, owner of the Venice Ale House on Ocean Front Walk.
In Venice, the weather determines your footwear, and more than any other city, you better be prepared.
But what will you do for me, if I let her go back to Venice without following her.
It was about 1296 that a war broke out between Venice and Genoa.
No one gives us so closely as Bordone the type of woman who at this time was most admired in Venice.
About 1299 Marco Polo was set at liberty; he returned to Venice, and there married.
Then came more commissions from Venice, and the painter worked at half-a-dozen well-known pictures for that city.
from Medieval Latin Venetia, from Veneti (Greek Ouenetoi), name of an ancient people of Illyrian origin.
Note: Venice is a tourist, commercial, and industrial center and one of Italy's major ports.
Note: Venice was governed as a republic for hundreds of years and long dominated trade between Europe and the Middle East.
Note: Instead of streets, Venice has canals, the Grand Canal serving as its main canal. People use gondolas and other boats to move about the city.
Note: Some of the city's landmarks are Saint Mark's Square, on which sits the Basilica of Saint Mark, the Bell Tower, the Palace of the Doges (the former rulers of the city), and the Academy of Fine Arts.
Note: The city houses the famous paintings of such Venetian masters as Titian, Tintoretto, and Paolo Veronese.
Note: Venice was sinking an average of one-fifth of an inch yearly until the middle 1970s, when the government restricted use of water from the city's underground wells.