Venetian masks tradition: the real beauty of Carnevale

Feb 12, 2020 596

BY: Francesca Bezzone

We are in the midst of Carnevale celebrations and we can’t help thinking- or for the luckier ones, experiencing  in reality – about how beautiful and artistic some of the masks worn around are and there aren’t any more beautiful than those produced by the Venetian masks tradition. 

Mind, I’m actually talking about the physical masks you place on your face, rather than the characters we associate to Commedia dell’Arte and that became, throughout the centuries, symbols of human quirks and geographical locations. Well, if you’re interested in Arlecchino and co., you can check out our article Italian traditional masks for Carnival to get to know them better.

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