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Sculptor in Venice Creates Giant 12-Meter-Long Violin That Floats Through Grand Canal
By Michael Wing
November 11, 2021 Updated: November 16, 2021
Few have been hit harder during the pandemic than those gifted musicians who perform onstage for a living—using fine instruments and honed skills to soothe the human soul with their melodies.
In one of the great cultural centers of the world—the city of Venice, located in northeastern Italy—one artist, Livio De Marchi (known for his boat-like wooden sculptures that float through the canals of the waterlogged city), conceived in November 2020 a floating artwork dedicated to music and musicians in the form of a colossal violin.
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