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May 2015
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"Canaletto, Rome-London-Venice" at Caumont Centre of Art, Aix-en-Provence.

Canaletto, Venise, le Palais des Doges et l‘escalier des Géants © Private collection

Recognised as the emblematic figure of the veduta painting movement, an 18th century Venetian artistic creation, Canaletto draws particular attention to the use of light. Around fifty canvases and drawings, from international public and private collections,

illustrate the different phases of his artistic career in Rome, London and Venice. A selection of the exhibition is dedicated to experimental techniques pioneered by this artist. Canaletto established a systematic and scientific approach to reworking open-air drawings, aided by a camera oscura. Until 13th September. B.D

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