Accademia di belle arti di Venezia
Façade of the former Ospedale degli Incurabili, now home of the Accademia
et veteres revocavit artes
|Type||academy of art|
|Established||24 September 1750|
The Accademia di Belle Arti di Venezia is a public tertiary academy of art in Venice, Italy.
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The Accademia di Belle Arti di Venezia was founded on 24 September 1750; the statute dates from 1756.The first director was Giovanni Battista Piazzetta; Gianbattista Tiepolo became the first president after his return from Würzburg. 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.
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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,and falls under the Ministero dell'Istruzione, dell'Universita e della Ricerca, the Italian ministry of education and research.
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