People of this region like to say ars longa vita brevis, life is short, art is forever. Oratorio di San Lorenzo is a stirring reminder of just how beautiful and timeless certain works can be. Inside you'll see stunning stucco decorations by Giacomo Serpotta you'll swear were shaped from white corral. Then there are the statues of the Virtues and the 'putti,' the playful and the solemn brought to poignant artistic juxtaposition.
Dedicated to the Virgin of the Rosary after a miraculous victory by the Byzantines over the Turks,... Read more