PALAZZO CAVANIS

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Located along the Fondamenta delle Zattere, bordering the Church of the Visitation, and overlooking on the island of Giudecca, Palazzo Cavanis is a 16th century building used today as a residential unit and as renowned exhibition space. Its privileged position in the Dorsoduro district, artistic and cultural heart of Venice, makes it one of the main meeting points for the most prestigious national and international events, such as the Biennale di Venezia. In 2019 in fact, the palace opened its doors to welcome artists and visitors of a collateral exhibition of 58° Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte. The building, in its structure and decoration, still bears traces of what are some of the characteristic elements of the Venetian palaces of the 16th century and the following two centuries, in which he has lived through various transformations up to his present conformation. The…