Author Archives: Matthew Daub

What’s Wrong With This Picture?

Notice anything wrong with this picture? Well, you’re not supposed to…. Here, Let’s take a closer look.Obviously, we’re looking at the Rialto Bridge – one of Venice’s most famous landmarks. The oversize billboard was up to promote one of the … Continue reading

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Insider Tips for Visiting the Venice Biennale

The Venice Biennale is, arguably, the world’s most important international art fair. As if the great city of canals weren’t exciting enough on its own, every other year the world comes together at the Giardini and Arsenale main sites, as … Continue reading

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Death in Venice

No, this isn’t an homage to Thomas Mann’s novella. It’s the confession of a tour leader who was once scared to death of organizing a trip to this most arcanely complex of all Italian cities. The nightmares! I could only … Continue reading

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