5 art galleries in Venice

Venice has a lively contemporary art scene, partly thanks to these successful art galleries, some of which have been around for over forty years.

2) Galleria Mastinu Giorgio

This space probably holds the Guinness record for Venice’s smallest art gallery. But fear not: the quality is just compressed into a smaller space. Mainly known for its works on paper, such as drawings, photographs, prints, books and more.

window of the Giorgio Mastinu Gallery in Venice

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5) Galerie Dorothea van der Koelen

Dorothea van der Koelen founded her first gallery at just 19 years of age. She now has a total of three, plus two publishing houses and an art magazine. The Italian branch follows a clear and rigorous programme, with a wide range of events.

contemporary art exhibited at the Galerie Dorothea van der Koelen

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