In her remarkable photo essay “From the Shadows to the Light,” the French photographer Nadège Mazars has emulated the chiaroscuro of the Italian painter Caravaggio to evoke the transition that is under way in Colombia following fifty-two years of civil war. Show More Summary
The Martyrdom of Saint Ursula, Caravaggio's (1571?1610) last painting, is on exceptional loan from the Banca Intesa Sanpaolo in Naples and presented with The Met's The Denial of Saint Peter, also created by the artist in the last months of his life. Show More Summary
The Crowning with Thorns Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio As one would imagine, the the crucifixion and the events leading up to it are a common theme in religious art, so it was difficult to choose just one. The portrayals...
artist-caravaggio: Portrait of a Courtesan via Caravaggio Size: 53x66 cm Medium: oil, canvas
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Rest On The Flight To Egypt Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio This is a bit different than the typical Caravaggio. Less muscular and dark but still technically marvelous and evocative of so much....
kundst: Caravaggio (It. 1571-1610) Rest on the flight into Egypt (1595/1597) Oil on canvas (130 x 160 cm) Galeria Doria Pamphilj
Well, "boyfriend" may not exactly be the right word, as Jacob Mikanowski explains. But the evidence (a census and some 368-year-old gossip) indicates that young Francesco Buoneri lived and studied with Caravaggio for years, and his face appears in quite a few of the painter's works.
This week, Trump as a Mr. Men comic, Timbuktu's manuscripts, Caravaggio's male muse, unbuilt LA, a poem by Jane Hirshfield, and more. The post Required Reading appeared first on Hyperallergic.
The Bruce High Quality Foundation's latest exhibition transposes the activity of an art school/studio onto the paintings of Caravaggio, Rubens, and Poussin.
blackpaint20: Detail The Seven Works of Mercy (1609), Caravaggio
lionofchaeronea: The Annunciation, Caravaggio, ca. 1608-10
nikolaeftimov-blog: Caravaggio, The Inspiration of Saint Matthew (detail), 1602. Current location: Contarelli Chapel, Church of San Luigi dei Francesi, Rome
I only get to enjoy one overseas excursion a year, so I am paying very close attention to Christopher Allen’s Caravaggio and beyond: exhibitions in US, Europe, Australia. Allen wrote that this has been an eventful year for Caravaggio...Show More Summary
Supper At Emmaus Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio Oh shut up. You'll take Caravaggio and you'll like it....
Boy Bitten by a Lizard Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio There are two versions of this painting; one in the Fondazione Roberto Longhi in Florence, and the one above in the National Gallery in London. They are almost identical, but....
hadrian6: Martyrdom of Saints Processus and Martinian. 17th.century. Valentin de Boulogne. French 1591-1632. oil/canvas. part of the exhibition Beyond Caravaggio at the MET. http://hadrian6.tumblr.com
The Metropolitan Museum's Valentin de Boulogne show clarifies why this French follower of Caravaggio remains lesser-known, despite the leering details in many of his paintings. The post The Suggestive Compositions of a Mediocre Caravaggisti appeared first on Hyperallergic.
The Galleria Borghese in Rome presents "The Origin of Still Life in Italy. Caravaggio and the Master of Hartford, an exhibition aimed at enhancing the museum's artistic heritage. The origins of Italian still life in the context of Rome...Show More Summary