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'The Etruscans' at the Palazzo Grassi, Venice: the 'broken' spherical vault of the light well

RIBA Ref No RIBA40758
Architect/DesignerVenezia, Francesco (1944-)
Artist/PhotographerORCH Orsenigo-Chemollo
Subject Date2000
Image Date2000
MediumDigital image
Colour InfoColour
CreditORCH Orsenigo / RIBA Collections
SubjectAbstract ; Town houses ; Art galleries ; Exhibition buildings ; Windows ; Roofs ; Conversion of buildings ; Exhibitions
NOTES: Palazzo Grassi was built between 1748 and 1772 and its design is attributed to Giorgio Massari. It was purchased by the Fiat group in 1983 and was restored and transformed into an exhibition space by Gae Aulenti in association with Antonio Foscari. It was further renovated in 2005 by Tadao Ando when it was bought by the entrepreneur Francois Pinnault. This exhibition, designed by Francesco Venezia, brought together over 700 Etruscan items from around the world and extended throughout all 36 galleries of the Venetian palazzo.

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