Caravaggio (1571–1610), The Fortune Teller, between 1596 and 1597 At first glance she seems sweet but after a second look at those calculating eyes, I don't trust her at all.
Shockingly consistent Abraham was ready and willing to sacrifice his own son. The horrific scene is depicted in Caravaggio’s “Sacrificio de Isaac” The post Thank God for the Inconsistency of Men! appeared first on The Good Men Proj...
marcuscrassus: Caravaggio - The Entombment of Christ (1603-1604), detail
Sixteenth century Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio is recognized as one of history’s most influential artists. While he’s an icon now, before his works were inspiring paintings of shipwrecks, assassinations, and dogs playing poker, Caravaggio was just an up-and-coming artist taking his shot with The Calling of St. Show More Summary
Comparing what a street artist does to what a tagger does is like comparing what Caravaggio did with a canvas to what a dog does to a fire hydrant. The Renaissance master brought beauty into the world. The dog does little more than mark his territory. Show More Summary
Caravaggio - The Crowning with Thorns (1602-1604)
birdobeaverhousen: St. John da Baptist. Caravaggio
empleofapelles: Caravaggio, Youth with a Ram
Street entrance to the Oratorio of San Lorenzo in Palermo by Judge Arthur Tompkins This post continues last week's post "Sicily, Palermo, Cicero, and a missing Caravaggio". I found it. Not, sadly, Caravaggio's Nativity. But the stunning Oratorio where it should hang. Show More Summary
Caravaggio, "Nativity with Saint Lawrenceand Saint Francis" For further reading on the ARCA Blog about Caravaggio's "Nativity with Saint Lawrence and Saint Francis" stolen from a church in Palermo in 1969:Judith Harris, "Breaking News...Show More Summary
Chips and guacamole for J.Lo. This week in New York, celebrities ate a whole lot of Italian food: Woody Allen dined at Caravaggio, Arnold Schwarzenegger tried Nello, Lindsay Lohan hit up Villagio on the Park, Martha Stewart graced Primola with her presence, and Will Ferrell arranged a family dinner at Scarpetta. Show More Summary
Cicero's bust in the Musei Capitolini ["Cicero - Musei Capitolini" by Glauco92 - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons].jpg by Judge Arthur Tompkins This year's visit to Ameliai, Umbria, for ARCA's Art Crime and Cultural Heritage course saw a visit, during a break in teaching duties, to Sicily. Show More Summary
Salome with the Head of John the Baptist by Caravaggio
centuriespast: CARAVAGGIO The Inspiration of Saint Matthew 1602 Oil on canvas, 296 x 189 cm Contarelli Chapel, San Luigi dei Francesi, Rome
A diary entry from the iconoclastic British film director, Derek Jarman whose enigmatic movies such as Edward II, Caravaggio, and Sebastianne, captured gay longing and desire.
bydbach: caravaggio: the conversion of st paul
empleofapelles: Caravaggio, Cupid as Victor (detail), ca. 1601
ahmedfawzisaleh: Caravaggio The Taking of Christ (Italian: Presa di Cristo nell'orto or Cattura di Cristo) 1602 Society of Jesus of Ireland, on loan to the National Gallery of Ireland inv. no. 14,072
antonio-m: dynamitefists: Caravaggio Exhibit, Resnick Pavillion at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.