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Palazzo Abatellis, Palermo, Sicily

By Fabrizia Lanza

01.06.12

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Palermo’s art museum, which houses medieval and modern works, is around the corner from the Mura delle Cattive (Wall of Widows). It’s in a well-preserved palace of the 15th-century Gothic Catalan epoch—we belonged to Spain at the time—and it was restored by Carlo Scarpa, one of the best Italian architects and designers, in 1953. Via Alloro 4

This story appeared in the January/February 2011 issue. Photo by Raymond Patrick. See all of Fabrizia Lanza’s favorite places in Palermo.

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