Swiss artist Leza One doesn’t just believe in the power of graffiti, but all forms of art.
v-ersacrum: Caravaggio’s angels
caravaggista: Caravaggio, The Madonna of the Rosary (1606-7) Caravaggio’s Madonna of the Rosary … differs drastically from others of its iconography in that it lacks the celebratory, victorious quality that so many post-Lepanto works displayed. Show More Summary
From 21 June to 18 September 2016, the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza will be presenting Caravaggio and the Painters of the North, an exhibition that focuses on Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (Milan, 1571 ? Porto Ercole, 1610) and his influence on the northern European artists who were fascinated by his painting and disseminated his style. Show More Summary
spoutziki-art: Do you ever just look at someone and think to yourself damn mate, Caravaggio would have loved to chiaroscuro the hell out of that facial bone structure of yours in a painting. And what about those people who look like they’re in technicolour, while everyone else is grey by comparison? Renaissance angel, maybe?
v-ersacrum: Caravaggio, The Martyrdom of saint Ursula, 1610
Artemisia Gentileschi, Dame assise de trois-quarts. Artemisia Gentileschi was an Italian Baroque painter, today considered one of the most accomplished painters in the generation following that of Caravaggio.
renaissance-art: Caravaggio c. 1596-1597 Rest on the Flight into Egypt
Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi da - The Lute-Player,1596, Hermitage, by greta_g
Click image for 1140 x 1500 size. Artemisia Gentileschi, St Cecilia, 1620. Artemisia Gentileschi was an Italian Baroque painter, today considered one of the most accomplished painters in the generation following that of Caravaggio.
v-ersacrum: Caravaggio, The Lute Player (detail), c.1596
A new novel by Álvaro Enrigue (translated by Natasha Wimmer, of Roberto Bolaño’s fictions) uses the story of a tennis match between Spanish poet Francisco de Quevedo and Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio to address the origins of tennis, classics like Don Quixote and Utopia, and more. Randy Boyagoda reviews the novel, Sudden Death, […]
After two years, conservation of one of the Cleveland Museum of Art?s masterpieces, Caravaggio?s Crucifixion of Saint Andrew, 1606?7 is complete. This is the first time the painting has been conserved since coming to the museum in 1976. Show More Summary
Click image for 804 x 1050 size. Caravaggio, Saint John the Baptist in the Wilderness, 1604
Caravaggio, Boy Bitten by a Lizard (detail) 1594
Caravaggio, Bacchus (detail 2) 1596
Caravaggio, Bacchus, 1596
caravaggista: seizures: detail, Caravaggio c. 1860 1860? Caravaggio died in 1610, and this (John the Baptist, Doria Pamphilj & Musei Capitolini) was painted in 1602.
With their paintings of bacchanalian revelry and swaggery Dionysus, Old Masters like Caravaggio, Poussin, and Rubens were a bit like the hip-hop videographers of their day.
Has a $136 million Caravaggio been stashed in a leaky attic near Toulouse, France for a century? You don't need to peer into dim corners to discover some of the artist's best work.