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Chiesa di San Domenico, la “Cappella Sistina del sud”

Da qualche mese, a Castelvetrano, sono stati ultimati i lavori di restauro della chiesa monumentale di San Domenico, di proprietà del Ministero degli Interni fondo FEC, una delle espressioni più alte del manierismo siciliano denominata la “Sistina di Sicilia”. Commissionato nel secondo Cinquecento da don Carlo Aragona Tagliavia, the decoration of the chancel of the church of San Domenico - which houses in its apse mausoleum of the prince of the city - is the undisputed masterpiece of Ferraro by Giuliana. Its restoration is an essential opportunity to study art techniques that characterize this unknown workshop of "chisellers siciliani" a unique and stucco..

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Found today the head of the snake Gibellina

SCULPTURE statues were stolen LAST 11 June. AFTER TWO DAYS WAS found in 4 PIECES NEAR MARSALA. TONIGHT THE POLICE OF GIBELLINA HAVE FOUND THE LAST PIECE MISSING. The work of art by the artist Pier Giulio Montalto had been stolen in the night between Thursday and Friday, the Museum "en plein air" installed within the Palazzo di Lorenzo. This is the "snake" in bronze, wrapped around a marble base. The work of the Montalto was in the top floor of the Palazzo Di Lorenzo in the city Belicina, at the end of the exhibition of the famous architecture of Francesco Venezia. Two days ago the police ....