Discovering the Hidden Side of Noto

Wed, 08/25/2021 - 09:01

The grandiose staircase of the cathedral dedicated to Saint Nicholas of Myra—the most dazzling example of the 18th-century architecture that has earned the town of Noto, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site along with other nearby villages, the moniker “the pearl of Sicilian Baroque”—looks even more stunning due to the eye-catching contrast with the six huge bronze sculptures by the late Polish artist Igor Mitoraj. Reversed sleepy faces, some blindfolded, together with classic t

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