Restoration Project: Venice Rediscovered

January 26, 2012

By Conor Risch

© Renato D'Agostin

Through his traditional, black-and-white film esthetic Renato D’Agostin felt he could find a different perspective on Venice. Click on the Photo Gallery link below to see more images from The Beautiful Cliché.

It takes a certain level of confidence for a photographer to approach an over-photographed subject and declare that he can do something different. Renato D’Agostin set out to find a different perspective of Venice, Italy, the famous lagoon city pictured in everything from postcards to lavish coffee table books. A Venice native, D’Agostin felt that, recently, photographers “gave up [on...

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