the gallery

Giudecca 795 Art Gallery, situated on the island of Giudecca, Venice, in the 16th century palazzetto known as Palazzo Foscari, is a reference point for artists and collectors, representing modern and contemporary art.

Painting, sculpture, design, video, photography: Giudecca 795 Art Gallery is a place where new talents can get the same attention as more recognised artists, with the chance of international exposure.> > continue >

opening hours

The Giudecca 795 Art Gallery is now open 17.30 to 20:00 and by appointment. Closed on Mondays. (Because of other exhibits set in different venues, and to book a guided art tour with the artists' presence, we will appreciate making an appointment). For informations and purchases,
please call us (+39) 340 8798327 - Grazie.
Please check our blog for possible variations
The ART@Hilton current show is open daily 9:00 to 23:00 at the nearby Hilton Hotel.

the latest

We are promoting and hosting the One Day In Venezia Photo Contest
Registrations and submissions only via the Contest website
Among our partners: Hilton Molino Stucky Venice and Cipriani Harry's Bar Venezia

We are a trademark

795 is now a trademark. Offering objects of arts by our artists and designers.
You'll be pleasantly surprised by Corro's “quadrotti”, Schisci's mosaics, Marcelle Ottier's Murano glass bijoux; Jan Mizo's digital art, the prints of the Venice from Above photo project.. and much more. You can also order them online.

Do you love Art? Give Art

Give art -- something unusual, beautiful, and durable -- to the people you really care about (including yourself!): by doing so, you'll help support those who live on art. Giudecca 795 Art Gallery promotes original projects and a number of talented emerging artists, as well as more established ones, offering great art and signed objets d'art at reasonable prices.
Emerging collectors welcome!
Orders can be placed online, feel free to enquire with the gallery.


This month at the 795 Art Gallery

"In memoria", photos by Albert Giralt Duarja at ART@Hilton.

Duarja - "The boy who wanted to be a bird"
We are pleased to present at ART@Hilton "Duarja"  (with his appreciated homage on the occasion of the 5th anniversary).

The work of Albert Giralt "Duarja" could be encompassed within the so-called pictorialism photography, but this would only define it on the surface, as, at its heart its search for poetry within objects, landscapes or in the mystery of looks, transcends pure representation, a non-narrative representation which condenses time and reduces it to an instant.
Albert Giralt rediscovers the beauty of the outlived, of the forgotten, subtlety dwells in place of decadence, redefining what was captured earlier when guided by intuition, in an interpretation which isolates the motives, gives them focus and an aura of intimacy; a second layer added onto that which is already present in oblivion. His settings reveal a world, which is just there, close by, its proximity making it invisible.
This is Duarja's first solo show in Venice.

Duarja - "Still Life"

As usual, the exhibition is open at the Hilton Molino Stucky Venice Hotel  in the Campiello Lounge from 9 to 23. Free entrance . The gallery Giudecca 795 (100 meters from the Hotel) will be closed from 13 to 16 November 2015. From then to 20 December we are open 17.30 to 20 and by appointment, except Mondays: for appointments please call +39 3408798327, we will be happy to greet you with a drink. The exhibition is recommended by ExpoVeneto.

Our "Contemporary Renaissance" project reaches a new stage. Our galleries in Venezia are hosting the new art by Giulio Rigoni, and his solo show is also on at ART@Hilton (at the Hilton Molino Stucky Venice curated by the Giudecca 795 Art Gallery) presenting three main new works. The first is about Orpheus, the legendary musician, poet, and prophet. Artist par excellence, demon of nature, a shaman who was able to enchant every living being and even the stones with his music — all used to bring his beloved Eurydice back from the underworld — Orpheus is an archetypical figure portrayed in poetry, film, opera, music, and painting. In the myth of the 50 Argonauts, only Orpheus’s music could move their boat from the port where it had been forcibly stopped for months. According to the Greeks, Orpheus is the founder and prophet of the Orphic mysteries, which place him in a suspended dimension that is evoked by Rigoni's paintings. The polyptych "Distant Lands" shown at the Dakar Biennale, represents the meeting of Europe (Venice) and Africa, depicting Africa from a personal, westernised point of view but one that enhances both fantasy and ancestry to create a universal language: Africa presented as a real experience and as a point of departure for human history that is able to reflect and awaken all our visions and imagination. The third main work of the exhibition is a fantasy scene in which the artist plays with the imagination, the Venetian atmosphere, and a large protective figure.
The ART@Hilton show can be visited daily at the Hilton Hotel, Giudecca 810, from 9am to 11pm in the Campiello Lounge

The exhibiting programme at the gallery and for ART@Hilton on the occasion of the Biennale and the International Expo 2015 has started with the solo show of the 22 years old Gjon Jakaj, from Kosovo, who fled the war with his family ad, as a result of this experience, focused on the joy of living, leading the viewer to the discovery of small, priceless moments. Much of his photographic work on display is inspired by bread, imbued with strong symbolic meaning. Giudecca 795 chose to present these works in Venezia inside the historic former mills where they enhance the connection between past and present. The works are now on show at the gallery, together with Jakaj's reportage of the opening of the Expo 2015. And the NOExpo demostration.

We are pleased to announce our upcoming free mobile App, for live updates about our events and opening hours always at your fingertip. Keeping in touch will be really easy!

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Giudecca 795 Art Gallery is honoured and pleased to curate
the ART@Hilton series of shows
hosted by the prestigious Hilton Molino Stucky Venice.


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Ongoing projects by represented artists

Schisci Lab
The most recent collaboration is about design , completely customisable in its materials. empre presente il richiamo al passato artistico e culturale anche per le creazioni più "techno". See Schisci in the permanent exhibit space at the Connectivity station gallery of the Molino Stucky Hilton Venice

Jan Mizo

Art as a code of the extraordinary in the daily routines, witnessing escape attempts, and expressions which have been too long stifled and caged in rules that have lost credibility. A precursor of digital art, increasingly recognized internationally. >> More

Marcelle Ottier
Paintings, objets d'art and a brand new logo for her bijoux collection made in Murano glass combined with other and less expected materials; an artist of great personality, with an ecological approach to design.
Crossed collaborations in artistic settings with Jan Mizo and Benny Katz. Colorful works on paper and mixed media are shown in the Executive lounge gallery

Giulio Rigoni
Would you believe it? A contemporary painter who could be a pre-Renaissance one, Rigoni masters ancient techniques and precious materials such as gold leaf, creating unforgettable characters, situations, and atmospheres with irony and fantasy. Amazing works of art.
Presented with a great success in the show "Contemporary Renaissance". Giulio Rigoni is the Italian artist invited to take part to the official section of Dak'Art 2014, the most important art biennial in Africa.

Venice from the Sky
An archive counting thousands of aerial images - a hundred out of which have been gathered in the photobook "Venice from Above" - originated our omonimous touring exhibit. Every picture can be printed on demand (on paper, panel, canvas).
Presented at the Gallery and ART@Hilton.

Neil Harbisson
"Cyber Venezia: the Sound of Burano"

Harbisson, born in Belfast in 1982, defines himself as a cyborg, because of this "third eye" being permanently attached to his head. The Eyeborg, created by Harbisson with the help of a Cybernetic researcher - has become an exciting new door to the world of art and music. His latest project is Cyber Venezia, presented during Art Night Venezia. In collaboration with the Istituto Veneto di Scienze Lettere ed Arti.
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