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Venice Biennale: Gas masks, Marx and cigarettes in the wrong places

Venice Biennale: Gas masks, Marx and cigarettes in the wrong places

From May to October, Venice will be the world's hottest destination for contemporary art lovers. Here are the highlights of this year's big event
Venice's sink or swim moment

Venice's sink or swim moment

"The Wonder List" CNN host Bill Weir cruises through ever-so-special Venice to see that the tide isn't the only thing rising
Venice denies ban on wheeled suitcases

Venice denies ban on wheeled suitcases

Furore over reported 500 euro fines for rolling luggage prompts denial from city's special commissioner
Venice to ban wheeled suitcases

Venice to ban wheeled suitcases

Italian city to impose fines after complaints "noisy" luggage is causing damage to historic structures
Venice comes alive as Biennale takes over the city

Venice comes alive as Biennale takes over the city

Venturing along the waterways leads to some unmissable exhibitions, where art and architecture blend into a beautiful dialogue
World's coolest bookstores

World's coolest bookstores

From Maastricht to Melbourne, these itineraries make bookish travelers look stylish
Insider Guide: Best of Venice

Insider Guide: Best of Venice

On any given day, there are as many tourists in the Floating City as there are locals. With this guide, you can enjoy Venice as both
Is architecture dead? Not if these concrete cows have anything to do with it

Is architecture dead? Not if these concrete cows have anything to do with it

Some 65 nations have contributed to this year's Venice Biennale, A.K.A. the Olympics of Architecture
Airborne speed daters set new Guinness World Record

Airborne speed daters set new Guinness World Record

Humanity's most contrived way to hook up just got a little more bizarre
How fashion brands are saving Italy's monuments

How fashion brands are saving Italy's monuments

Commercial logos on historic sites may seem crass, but in Italy there may be no other way to preserve cherished monuments
Gallery: 'Acqua alta' leaves Venice under water

Gallery: 'Acqua alta' leaves Venice under water

Where is that gondola when you need it?

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