Presences of Mariano Fortuny Y Madrazo in Venice or ‘le but de ma vie est l’Art’

Presences of Mariano Fortuny Y Madrazo in Venice or ‘le but de ma vie est l’Art’

Mariano Fortuny was a multifaceted versatile talented person and had a vast eclectic culture. He was a fashion and costume designer, an inventor, a photographer with a skilled eye and created many lamps, fabrics and garments. He spent many decades of his life in Venice, in Palazzo Pesaro degli Orfei, and purchased a former convent area with garden on the Giudecca island for his factory bringing it back to life

Giudecca: an organic vegetable garden on the water

Giudecca: an organic vegetable garden on the water

An itinerary to discover the Giudecca island and its architectural treasures, unveiling at the same time an unexpected, authentic surprise. Michele Savorgnano has fulfilled a life-long dream of re-converting a wide and abandoned area of the island into a patch of land devoted to cultivation with vines, fruit trees, plants, flowers.