Noto

The senses tell about Palazzo Trigona

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Corbels and masks

Baroque civic architecture is marked by some strongly characteristic elements, including the corbels that support the balconies.
The stone elements embedded in the wall were worked by master stonemasons into the most imaginative shapes.

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Rococo fabrics and furnishings

The house had to reflect the importance of the family that lived there, so it was essential to oversee all the details in the interior decoration, especially in the reception rooms.
The rooms were decorated in the French Rococo style in vogue at the time, especially in the choice of furniture and precious fabrics.

Majestic exteriors, grandiose interiors

A stone garden

The interior of the church: space and colour

The interiors: diffused light and Byzantine relics

Art in the cathedral

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Palazzo Trigona: a building with a complex shape

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The triumph of Baroque: expansion of spaces

The Church of St. Julian on Via dei Crociferi

The Monastery of the Benedictine nuns

The interior and works of art

Altars, saints and sculptural works

Expanded spaces, stucco and colourful lights

Geometry and wonder in civic architecture in the Baroque of the Val di Noto

The Madonna dei Conadomini and the art of devotion

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The church of San Nicolò l’Arena: the majesty of an unfinished beauty

A compromise between Neoclassicism and Baroque

From the end of the world to rebirth from the rubble

Fountain of the Nymph Zizza: public water in the town

The works in the church

Reconstruction after the earthquake

The articulated interior spaces

The dynamics of the Church of San Michele

Madonna of the Militia: a singular warrior virgin

The two churches

The Palazzo dei due mori

Unusual iconographies: the Burgos crucifix

Garden of Novices and the restorations by Giancarlo De Carlo

The beginning of an authentic Baroque conception

Barresi-Branciforte: the lords of the fiefdom and the modernisation of the town

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Palazzo della Cancelleria: from former stable to the Nicastro family

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The Benedictines’ library

A unifying project for the city of Catania

The neo-Gothic seminary chapel: symbols, light and space

The eagle-shaped city

The Church of St. Mary of the Mountain

Piazza Duomo, the elephant fountain, the heart of the city

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Palazzo Zacco, a balance between sobriety and decoration

A casket of precious works

The Badia di Sant’Agata (St. Agatha’s Abbey)

The city palace

The city within the city

The freedom of worship and the Catholic Church’s role in the diffusion of Baroque

A heritage of votive works

Militello: The story of an enlightened fiefdom

The Church of St. Francis

Luminous sacred spaces

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A story of rebirth

City and nature

Verticality and dynamism of the façade of the Church of San Carlo

A Nobel Prize in Modica

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The Church of St. Benedict

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Baroque and the loss of balance in the 16th century

Scenography, lights and colours of the cathedral

St. Agatha and the candelore

The senses tell about Palazzo Trigona

The new roads of the city

The Monte delle Prestanze in the new city layout

Religious architecture

The church and the monastery

The casket of austerity under the great dome

The Church of Madonna della Stella

The art of maiolica

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Palazzo Trigona di Canicarao

The illusion of light and the decorative splendour

The Staircase of Angels

The Church of St. John the Evangelist

Scicli, the city of Baroque scenery

Rebirth and urban planning of the city of Noto

The expansion of space and changing reality

One city, three sites

The Infiorata of Noto, a modern tradition

Scenography and devotion for St. Agatha

The senses tell the Benedictine Monastery and the Church of San Nicolò l’Arena

Baroque creativity: recurring themes

The church and the college

San Domenico and Gagliardi’s work

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Expansion, spatiality and light in the church of San Domenico

The Duomo di San Giorgio (Cathedral of St. George)

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The Antonino Uccello Birthplace Museum

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Views denied, views conquered: the power of the devout Benedictines

Virtuosity, decorations and altars

The palace, the town, the church

A new site for the church of San Giorgio

Akrai and Syracuse: an unbreakable bond

The city of Modica, a balance between nature and urbanism

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The smallest Greek theatre in the world

The Church of St. Paul

The Franciscan convent