Bar 2

Eduard Angeli (Austrian, b. 1942)

Bar 2, 2006

Charcoal, pastel, and sanguine on canvas

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The corner bar is a hub of Venice’s street life, here pared down to a masterful rectilinear geometry of asymmetry and spatial order, rendered in blue-gray tones. It is inspired by a normally populous and highly frequented bar in the Campo of SS. Giovanni e Paolo.