“Venice, the city where I seem never to know if I’m walking through the changing scenes of a play or the dreamlike slow motion of a film. Everything seems like an apparition floating in time, belonging to a world that exists just in my imagination. Dramatic images of a theater in flames engulf my mind, reminding me that the boxes of La Fenice are different now, an illusion of the theater as it used to be, which is lost forever.
“But like Venice, the phoenix stands defiant, a proud symbol of rebirth rather than a memorial to the devouring blaze that tried to snuff out its glorious past.”
Four years in the making, and now available for pre-order on Amazon – the most affordable and beautiful holiday gift you will find! My photographic tribute to Venice featuring personal memories, anecdotes, poems, etc. from a variety of fellow Venice lovers, including Julie Christie, Linus Roache, Hutton Wilkinson, Claire Bloom, Woody Allen, Nicolas Roeg, and many more. Best of all, a portion of the proceeds go to Save Venice, Inc. to support their vital art and architecture restorations in Venice. Order today! Here’s a sneak preview… and a wonderful piece in the HuffPo.
Los Angeles has plenty of ghosts.