Accademia di Belle Arti di Venezia

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Accademia di Belle Arti di Venezia
Accademia di belle arti di Venezia
Casa degli Incurabili Venezia Zattere.jpg
Façade of the former Ospedale degli Incurabili, now home of the Accademia
Motto
et veteres revocavit artes
Typeacademy of art
Established24 September 1750 (24 September 1750)
President Luigino Rossi
Location,
Italy

45°25′43″N12°19′50″E / 45.4287°N 12.3305°E / 45.4287; 12.3305 Coordinates: 45°25′43″N12°19′50″E / 45.4287°N 12.3305°E / 45.4287; 12.3305
Website www.accademiavenezia.it

The Accademia di Belle Arti di Venezia is a public tertiary academy of art in Venice, Italy.

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Venice city in northeastern Italy

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History

The Accademia di Belle Arti di Venezia was founded on 24 September 1750; the statute dates from 1756. [1] The first director was Giovanni Battista Piazzetta; Gianbattista Tiepolo became the first president after his return from Würzburg. [2] The academy was at first housed in a room on the upper floor of the Fonteghetto della Farina, a flour warehouse and market on the Grand Canal, close to Piazza San Marco. The space was insufficient, and students and teachers had to contend with the noise and dust of the market, which also occupied the first floor of the building. [2]

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Piazza San Marco square in Venice, Italy

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Antonio Canova studied at the academy in the 1770s. [3]

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In 1807, the academy was re-founded by Napoleonic decree. The name was changed from Veneta Academia di Pittura, Scultura e Architettura to Accademia Reale di Belle Arti, "royal academy of fine arts", and the academy was moved to premises in the Palladian complex of the Scuola della Carità. [1] [4]

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In 1879, the Accademia di Belle Arti and the Gallerie dell'Accademia became administratively separate, but continued to share the same buildings until 2004, when the art school moved to the present site, the former Ospedale degli Incurabili. Like other state art academies in Italy, it became an autonomous degree-awarding institution under law no. 508 dated 21 December 1999, [5] and falls under the Ministero dell'Istruzione, dell'Universita e della Ricerca, the Italian ministry of education and research. [6]

Gallerie dellAccademia art museum in Venice, Italy

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References

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  4. Gallerie dell'Accademia: Storia delle collezioni (in Italian). Soprintendenza Speciale per il Patrimonio storico, artistico ed etnoantropologico e per il Polo Museale della città di Venezia e dei comuni della Gronda lagunare, 7 October 2009. Archived 13 November 2013.
  5. Legge 21 dicembre 1999, n.508: Riforma delle Accademie di belle arti, dell'Accademia nazionale di danza, dell'Accademia nazionale di arte drammatica, degli Istituti superiori per le industrie artistiche, dei Conservatori di musica e degli Istituti musicali pareggiati. (in Italian). Gazzetta Ufficiale, 4 gennaio 2000 n.2. Archived 1 October 2011.
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