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Song of David

--Salome with Head of John the Baptist, Caravaggio _____________________ The Greek's Trojan horse is often considered to be the first example of special operations warfare, but the biblical story of David and Goliath predates the Trojan experience by several thousand years.David was a simple shepherd who qualified annually with his sling. Show More Summary

This Photo of a Fight in the Ukrainian Parliament Looks Like Renaissance Art

Sometimes, a photo is so perfectly framed it could be a painting. This is definitely the case with this photo of a fist fight in Ukrainian parliament, which could probably be hanging on a gallery wall next to a Caravaggio and most people...Show More Summary

Caravaggio, Rubens receive Getty panel conservation grant

David with the Head of Goliath by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio and Stormy Landscape with Jupiter, Mercury, Philemon and Baucis by Peter Paul Rubens, both in the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna, are the latest recipients of a conservation grant from the Getty Foundation. They join the spectacular Ghent Altarpiece and Giorgio Vasari’s The Last Supper, [...]

Selfie Lovers, Meet the Narcissus Desk — Design News

Inspired by a Caravaggio painting of the vain Greek, designer Sebastian Errazuriz created the Narcissus Desk. Made from a restored 19th century French table, he cut out a half moon in one side and replaced the top with mirror. The result is a workspace in which you can stare at yourself all day long. READ MORE »

Getty Foundation announces grant to conserve iconic masterpieces by Caravaggio and Rubens

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

The Getty Foundation in Los Angeles is awarding a grant of ?300,000 (roughly $416,000 US) to the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna (KHM) for the conservation of two great masterpieces by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio and Peter Paul Rubens. Show More Summary

Father Zerafa's recommended reading on Caravaggio's Stolen Palermo Nativity -- and his memory of visiting the painting in the S Lorenzo Chapel

2 months agoArts : ARCAblog

Father Zerafa receiving an award inthe S Lorenzo chapel in Palermo by Catherine Schofield Sezgin, ARCA Blog Editor After downloading Daniel Silva's recent mystery which involves a fictional attempt recover Caravaggio's Palermo Nativity, I emailed Father Marius Zerafa to ask him if he'd be reading Silva's thriller. Show More Summary

Daniel Silva's new fictional book "The Heist" begins with a promise to reveal the fate of Caravaggio's "The Nativity" stolen in 1969 from a church in Palermo

2 months agoArts : ARCAblog

Caravaggio's Nativity (Palermo) by Catherine Schofield Sezgin, ARCA Blog Editor-in-ChiefDaniel Silva, author of 14 books featuring the art restorer-Israeili assassin Gabriel Alon, features the theft of Caravaggio's Nativity in his new book, The Heist, to be published July 15. Show More Summary

Caravaggio to be interned in memorial park on July 18 in Tuscany; however, do the remains found four years ago belong to the artist?

2 months agoArts : ARCAblog

Chiara Longo and Gareth Harris report for The Art Newspaper in "Caravaggio to be buried in Tuscan Memorial Park" that the reputed remains of the 16th century artist found in a church four years ago will be interned on his birthday (July...Show More Summary

Art Movements

2 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

Committee to Save Cooper Union lawsuit fundraiser reaches goal, no restaurant for the 9/11 Museum, more art sales to fund museum expansions, Caravaggio gets a new tomb, and more from the week in art news.

This Is Where George W. Bush Paints

2 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

Here’s where the Caravaggio of Crawford, Texas, creates his post-presidential artworks, according to a feature in the new Architectural Digest.

Rev. Dr. Marius Zerafa Spoke on "The Theft and Ransom of Caravaggio’s “St. Jerome Writing”, Co-Cathedral of St. John" at ARCA's Sixth Annual Interdisciplinary Art Crime Conference

2 months agoArts : ARCAblog

Father Marius Zerafa in Amelia before the conference by Catherine Sezgin, ARCA Blog Editor Amelia, Umbria -- The Reverend Dr. Marius Zerafa spoke on “The Theft and Ransom of Caravaggio’s St. Jerome Writing from the Co-Cathedral of St. Show More Summary

Caravaggio Gets Funerary Park — Design News

The remains of 17th century painter Caravaggio were discovered in 2010 in Porto Ercole, Tuscany. Now, 404 years after his death, the artist will be laid to rest where he was found, and a monumental funerary park will be erected in his honor. READ MORE »

Olivier Langhendries Fronts Homegrown Fall 2014 Campaign for Luca Larenza

Luca Larenza Fall 2014–Belgian model Olivier Langhendries goes back to nature in a new shoot showing off the fall 2014 collection of Luca Larenza. Situated amongst a healthy crop of vegetables, there’s more than a hint of Caravaggio in the way that Langhendries is captured by photographer Giuseppe Yuma Migliaccio. Show More Summary

Panel on "The Vulnerabilities of Sacred Art In Situ: Yesterday and Still Today" for ARCA's Sixth Annual Interdisciplinary Art Crime Conference

3 months agoArts : ARCAblog

The panel on "The Vulnerabilities of Sacred Art in Situ" will highlight these issues:The Theft and Ransom of Caravaggio’s “St. Jerome Writing”, Co-Cathedral of St. JohnRev. Dr. Marius Zerafa, O.P. S.T.L., Lect. Th., A.R. Hist. S., Dr. Show More Summary

Watch Mick Jagger & David Bowie's Musicless Music Video For "Dancing In The Streets"

For anyone with a set of working eyes, the 1985 music video for Mick Jagger and David Bowie's campy cover of Motown classic "Dancing In The Street" is a work of art on the same level as Caravaggio's 'The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist,' Ingmar Bergman's five+ hours long Fanny And Alexander, or those Dr. Show More Summary

History of Art Crime: Fabio Isman's 1992 reporting of the discovery of Caravaggio's "The Taking of Christ" in Dublin

3 months agoArts : ARCAblog

The National Gallery of Ireland's "The Taking of Christ"Caravaggio, 1602 by Catherine Sezgin, ARCA Blog EditorJonathan Harr's The Lost Painting: The Quest for a Caravaggio Masterpiece (Random House, New York, 2005) -- includes the story...Show More Summary

Kit Harington's Relative Invented the Toilet and Other Jon Snow Facts

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Kit Harington, the pretty little Caravaggio model who was cast to be placid and pouty as Jon Snow on Game of Thrones, has a profile in the June issue of Rolling Stone. In it we learn all kinds of facts: Harington pretends not to know who Ryan Gosling is, he hates Downton Abbey and his relative invented the flushable toilet! Read more...

Worth a Thousand Words: The Cardsharps

The Cardsharps by Caravaggio (c.1594) This is via My Daily Art Display where a series is beginning on Georges de la Tour. He was greatly inspired by Caravaggio, who is a favorite of mine (more than de la Tour, I'm afraid). Go take aShow More Summary

The Trouble with Caravaggio: The artist's first eighteen months in Rome

4 months agoArts : Artdaily

This article concentrates on understanding the course of Caravaggio?s first eighteen months in Rome, and attempts to review the environment in which he gained recognition by dint of the support of the few who tolerated him, despite a character that was fundamentally at odds with all around. Show More Summary

Thug: A Life of Caravaggio in Sixty-Nine Paragraphs

He never had a chance. Three men held him down while a fourth sliced his face. Afterwards, he was almost unrecognizable. They could have killed him but they wanted him to live, bearing his scars for the rest of his life. Everyone would know what that meant.

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