A painting is just art, but an automobile is a thing of beauty. Oh, don't sneer: The Italians have been making things that go fast in the most stylish manner since the first chariot races were held. So, it's little wonder that the Modern Gallery of Arts and Motors, containing the largest collection of cars, motorcycles and racing boats in Italy, showcases where automotive engineering and art intersect. The selection includes the greats, including Ferrari, Alfa Romero, Maserati, Abarth, Agusta, Ducati and Laverda, among others. Also on display are racing memorabilia and artworks - painting and sculpture - on the theme of automotive sports.
Castello Ursino was built as a royal residence for the Kingdom of Sicily. Today, however, it is a... Read more