Photos of Eastern ancient sacred sites: Lynn Davis in an exceptional photo exhibition in Venice

From 22 September 2012 to 13 January 2013


From September 22, 2012 to January 13, 2013, the National Archaeological Museum of Venice will host the extraordinary photographs of Lynn Davis in a fascinating photo exhibition in Venice."Modern View of Ancient Treasures - Photographs of Eastern ancient sacred sites " is already shaping up to be one of the most fascinating Venice exhibitions in 2012, showcasing monumental tombs that stand in the desert, hieratic figures peeping out of the mountains and temples which break the uniformity of vast plains.

Evocative photos of sacred places that engage and transport her viewer in an atmosphere of yesteryear will be on show in Venice.

At the Archaeological Museum of Venice the best of Lynn Davis photos will be presented: refined and striking photographs taken by Lynn Davis in a her constant search for a place that conveys the sense of the absolute.

Contributing to making the exhibition in Venice truly extraordinary will also be the location, the Archaeological Museum of Venice, the guardian of many works of ancient art and artifacts that can ideally be connected to the photos by Lynn Davis.

Considered one of the finest photographers in America, Lynn Davis is known for her impressive black and white photos of landscapes, architectural monuments and cultural icons. A student of Berenice Abbott and friend of controversial Robert Mapplethorpe, Lynn Davis is renowned throughout the world: her beautiful photos are part of the permanent collections of some of the most renowned museums in the world, such as the MOMA in New York or the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, and are often showcased in photography exhibitions of great attraction.

Lynn Davis will bring to the Venice exhibition great pictures showing places sacred to man displayed in a place in harmony with their very essence - the Archeological Museum of Venice - dedicated to ancient memories and immersed in an atmosphere where the timeless photos of Lynn Davis will find their natural place.

Lynn Davis photographer in Venice for one of the most exciting photo exhibitions in Italy, where her extraordinary photos will be hosted in a location that will heighten the spirituality and deep meanings hidden in the perfect camera rendering of Lynn Davis.

And if you want to visit other extraordinary exhibitions in this unique city, book now one of the many base to stay in Venice!

By Insidecom Editorial Staff


Period: From 22 September 2012 to 13 January 2013

Event location: National Archaeological Museum, Piazza San Marco, Venice

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