The senses tell the Church of San Michele

Stuccoes, floors and geometric decorations

The interior of the church is defined by numerous decorations featuring a geometric design. For example, the floor is made with two-tone tiles and is inscribed within the elliptical plan.
The apsidal vault is decorated with small octagons, and the frescoes on the vault are divided by bands that echo the pattern of the small octagons on the apsidal vault.
It is interesting to note how all these geometric elements, with their simple shapes, give a sense of order within the dynamic spatiality typical of Baroque church interiors.

The Church of St. Paul

The senses tell the Church of San Domenico

Baroque creativity: recurring themes

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

The senses tell the story of the Church of San Paolo

The beginning of an authentic Baroque conception

The senses tell the Church of San Michele

City and nature

A casket of precious works

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

The senses tell the story of the Church of Santa Maria del Monte

The art of maiolica

The senses tell the Cathedral of San Giorgio

The city within the city

The dynamics of the Church of San Michele

The church and the monastery

The illusion of light and the decorative splendour

The Church of St. Benedict

Scicli, the city of Baroque scenery

Fountain of the Nymph Zizza: public water in the town

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

Luminous sacred spaces

The Benedictines’ library

The smallest Greek theatre in the world

Expansion, spatiality and light in the church of San Domenico

The city palace

The church and the college

The works in the church

A unifying project for the city of Catania

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

St. Agatha and the candelore

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

San Domenico and Gagliardi’s work

The senses tell of Palazzo della Cancelleria

Expanded spaces, stucco and colourful lights

The interior of the church: space and colour

The senses tell the story of the Church of San Giovanni Evangelista

Garden of Novices and the restorations by Giancarlo De Carlo

A story of rebirth

The Church of St. Mary of the Mountain

Virtuosity, decorations and altars

Baroque and the loss of balance in the 16th century

Altars, saints and sculptural works

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

The senses tell about Palazzo Beneventano

The articulated interior spaces

A Nobel Prize in Modica

Palazzo della Cancelleria: from former stable to the Nicastro family

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

Scenography and devotion for St. Agatha

The Franciscan convent

The senses tell the story of the Church of the Badia di Sant’Agata

Art in the cathedral

The new roads of the city

Majestic exteriors, grandiose interiors

The senses tell the story of the Church of San Benedetto

The Palazzo dei due mori

Madonna of the Militia: a singular warrior virgin

The senses tell about Palazzo Zacco

The interiors: diffused light and Byzantine relics

Palazzo Trigona: a building with a complex shape

The Church of St. John the Evangelist

The senses tell the Cathedral of San Giorgio

The interior and works of art

The Staircase of Angels

The city of Modica, a balance between nature and urbanism

The Antonino Uccello Birthplace Museum

The casket of austerity under the great dome

Unusual iconographies: the Burgos crucifix

One city, three sites

Akrai and Syracuse: an unbreakable bond

The Church of St. Francis

Palazzo Zacco, a balance between sobriety and decoration

The expansion of space and changing reality

The Monte delle Prestanze in the new city layout

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

Reconstruction after the earthquake

The senses tell of the Cathedral of San Pietro

The Infiorata of Noto, a modern tradition

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

The senses tell about Palazzo Ducezio

The two churches

The Madonna dei Conadomini and the art of devotion

Rebirth and urban planning of the city of Noto

The senses tell the story of the Sanctuary Church of Santa Maria della Stella

The senses tell the story of the Church of San Giuliano ai Crociferi

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

The Monastery of the Benedictine nuns

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

A stone garden

The palace, the town, the church

The eagle-shaped city

Scenography, lights and colours of the cathedral

Palazzo Trigona di Canicarao

From the end of the world to rebirth from the rubble

A compromise between Neoclassicism and Baroque

The senses tell the Cathedral of Sant’Agata

The Church of St. Julian on Via dei Crociferi

The senses tell about Palazzo Trigona

A new site for the church of San Giorgio

The triumph of Baroque: expansion of spaces

Militello: The story of an enlightened fiefdom

The senses tell the story of the Church of San Carlo and the former Jesuit college

A heritage of votive works

Religious architecture

The Church of Madonna della Stella