Museo Fortuny

Past exhibitions

AUTUMN AT PALAZZO FORTUNY. The Divine Marchesa. Art and life of Luisa Casati from the Belle Époque to the Spree Years

October 4, 2014

The exhibition in Palazzo Fortuny intends to document the life of the extravagant lady and recreate the charm and atmosphere of fin-de-siècle Venice, with its mix of Art nouveau elegance and avant-garde stimuli […]

12_Glas Italia in Venice

From June 4 to July 14, 2014

Organised by Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia and Glas Italia, the exhibition presents glass designed works by 12 International designer, simultaneously on display at Ca’ Pesaro and Palazzo Fortuny […] […]

SPRING AT PALAZZO FORTUNY. Anne-Karin Furunes. Shadows

From March 8 to July 14, 2014

In Shadows,Furunes draws inspiration from the portraits of some ladies who used to visit Palazzo Pesaro degli Orfei and who were photographed several times by Mariano Fortuny […]

SPRING AT PALAZZO FORTUNY. Dora Maar. Despite Picasso

From March 8 to July 14, 2014

Dora Maar liked to alternate experimental photography with commercial work. She produced portraits, nudes, advertising photographs, photomontages and many “street” images […]

SPRING AT PALAZZO FORTUNY. Barbara Paganin. Open Memory

From March 8 to July 14, 2014

Barbara Paganin’s work begins with a search among the antiques shops of Venice to find these little objects, which one could imagine were once jealously guarded in some child’s “treasure casket”. […]

SPRING AT PALAZZO FORTUNY. Ritsue Mishima. Tras Forma

From March 8 to July 14, 2014

The thousand-year-old tradition of making glass in Venice, seen through the lens of Ritsue Mishima’s Japanese culture, results in works forming a highly contemporary alphabet. […]

SPRING AT PALAZZO FORTUNY. The amazons of photography from the collection of Mario Trevisan

From March 8 to July 14, 2014

The exhibition presents a significant anthology of original photographs, produced by some of the leading and most famous women photographers of the 19th and 20th centuries, offering a historic and linguistic overview of the medium […]