The colors, textures, and layers of Venice are a vulnerable mixture of beauty and decay. You can’t help but ache for this place—wanting to preserve its beauty yet also fix it so it survives forever. But how do you do that to something whose beauty is based on decay? “Fixing it” would make it not what it has been for centuries. How do you preserve a place that you live in without putting it in a glass case on a museum shelf?
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