ex Church of Sant’Agostino in piazza IX aprile, from December 13th 2019 to April 18th 2020
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Post-byzantine icons in north-west Sicily and their contemporary interpretation.
Made by Greek iconographers who moved to Sicily the 17th and 18th centuries, these masterpieces are today kept in the churches of Piana degli Albanesi and Mezzojuso (Sicily, near Palermo).
The historical icons are combined by 12 contemporary works by Sicilian and Greek artists who gave their personal interpretation of the “sacre”
Greek artists: Manolis Anastasakos, Dimitris Ntokos, Nikos Moschos, Kostantinos Papamichalopoulos, Zoi Pappa, Christos Tsimaris.
Sicilian artists: Giuseppe Bombaci, Sandro Bracchitta, Giorgio Distefano, Roberto Fontana, Antonino Gaeta e Ignazio Schifano.
Taormina Culture Office, council member Ms Francesca Gullotta
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