NYC Visit…..via VENICE

My friends in South Africa are coming for a visit……….via VENICE.

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A visit to the PUNTA DELLA DOGANA will be the “highlight” of this visit in Venice………..home of the new Museum for Contemporary Art.

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What is the old saying about a “horse’s ass” ???

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Inside the centuries old “Customs House”………..the Museum.

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Out in front of the museum…….”BOY with FROG”……..8 feet tall……..by the American sculptor, Charles Ray.  But it is contemporary Art?

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 Animal lovers have protested that holding a frog upside down is CRUEL!  Really now!

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A lamp post is to be installed here!  WAH!!!

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Soooooo…….the controversial statue is being removed.

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To get to the island……use the VAPERETTO [ boat] on line #ONE…..get off at the Salute stop.

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The triangular shape of the museum divides the Guidecca Canal and the Grand Canal.

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