Bilingual Italiano - English
16 x 21 cm
I Edition April 2017
The Sicilian puppets touch the soul with invisible strings, rousing our hidden worlds with their stories of arms and love. Charlemagne, Orlando, Rinaldo and Angelica, heroes and villains, victors and vanquished, Christians and Saracens, mythological monsters and magical figures. They are the result of specialized craft skills, and embody an outstanding social and cultural value.
The book traces the history and art of the Opera dei Pupi. If you wish to know more, you can also check our article Pupi and pupari: the true Sicilian spirit goes on stage with the Opera dei Pupi.