San Pancrazio di Taormina
Description by the artist
Every town is born under the protection of its Saint. Now we turn to every adversity. San Pancrazio patron saint of Taormina is present here with his bell tower, majestic and festive. Taormina Center. The artwork, painted in oil on canvas , is three-dimensional as it contains real volumes created by the mixed material. The edge, 4 cm, is created with a double frame painted on the sides as well.
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The artwork in the Sicilian culture
Taormina is a village known throughout the world for its extraordinary beauty due to a series of features that make it unique: it is a balcony overlooking the sea with unique landscape elements, such as the spectacular view of both Etna and the Gulf of Naxos; it preserves ancient monuments unique in the world, such as the famous Greek Theatre (III BC); the town, lying in a slightly elevated position with respect to the coast, is a mixture of medieval flair, Arab and Sicilian with a very particular charm. That glamorous atmosphere that has eternally characterized its history, making Taormina the preferred destination of travelers and celebrities of every age, seems to have never left this enchanting place in Sicily.
(photo) Taormina, bird’s-eye view of the Greek theater, with the city on the left. Castelmola visible on top of the mountain, 1843