Palazzetto Tito, Dorsoduro 2826
Until October 4
The ever-daring and slightly naughty
colors his palette delicately and sublimely in a grouping of large-scale canvases—he refutes the notion of working in “series”—that almost look as if they were painted naturally for the Palazzetto Tito. Doig lives in Trinidad, and the lore and landscapes of his adopted home certainly sprout through in these magical and surreal works.
Palazzo Falier, San Marco 2909
Until November 22
One of the last Modernists whose power hangs in their brush strokes, Scully unveils the latest installment in his series “Landlines,” widening his stripes and thickening his paint textures only to slap them over aluminum canvases. Meditative and marvelous, Scully puts any frazzled Venice-goer in a soothing mood.