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Four loans from Italy invite visitors to explore mysteries surrounding legendary Italian painter

3 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, presents a rare opportunity to view four intriguing paintings by, or attributed to, Michelangelo Merisi, called Caravaggio (1571-1610). The exhibition, Visiting Masterpieces: Caravaggio and Connoisseurship...Show More Summary

George Clooney Hosts Dinner at Caravaggio; The Beckhams Eat at Balthazar

Lookin' fine. Fashion Week was in full swing this past week, which means lots of A-list bashes. Supermodels Chanel Iman and Karlie Kloss attended a private dinner at the Beatrice Inn, Paris and Nicky Hilton (now C-list) made the rounds...Show More Summary

New exhibition at Muscarelle Museum of Art seeks to further Caravaggio art debate

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

Visitors going to the Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of William & Mary will have a rare opportunity to view three famous paintings by, or attributed to, Caravaggio and take sides in an intense debate among the world?s leading authorities on Italian paintings. Show More Summary

Firing mortar at night can result in a beautiful tree of fire

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

A perfectly timed and strangely beautiful photo by US Army Pfc. Nathaniel Newkirk during a mortar firing exercise at Camp Roberts, California. It's something that could have been painted by Caravaggio. Read more...

Rino Stefano Tagliafierro Brings Master Paintings to Life in ‘BEAUTY’

Italian artist Rino Stefano Tagliafierro has directed a short film that brings master paintings to life. Featured works include Caravaggio’s Sacrificio di Isacco and Tiziano’s Venus di Urbino. The frozen moments are reimagined as unfixed… Rino Stefano Tagliafierro Brings Master Paintings to Life in ‘BEAUTY’ is a post by Brock Cardiner on Highsnobiety.

Velazquez Paintings: Pope Innocent X

One of the most highly regarded Velazquez paintings, Pope Innocent X is the signature work in the Galleria Doria Pamphilj, a private art collection of 650 works by famous painters including Caravaggio, Titian, Raphael and Velazquez. This comparatively little known museum is a jewel. Diego Velazquez. Show More Summary

A Severe Business

Salome by the Italian Baroque painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571–1610). There's no triumph only the severe contemplation of death.

Caravaggio Paintings at the Villa Borghese

Among the most famous artwork in Rome's Villa Borghese are Caravaggio paintings that span the career of this brilliant but volatile painter. And each one of them has fascinating art history behind it. Michelangelo Merisi, called Caravaggio...Show More Summary

On the road again

6 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

I’m traveling, back with a post tomorrow. In the meantime, check out this post from last December about whether the San Diego Museum of Art might have a Caravaggio.

"The Calling of St. Matthew" — the Caravaggio painting often contemplated by Pope Francis.

"That finger of Jesus, pointing at Matthew. That’s me. I feel like him. Like Matthew." "It is the gesture of Matthew that strikes me: he holds on to his money as if to say, ‘No, not me! No, this money is mine.’ Here, this is me, a sinner on whom the Lord has turned his gaze. Show More Summary

All Art Is Contemporary, Part 1: Rome

7 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

ROME, Italy — Going to Rome means going to Caravaggio's St. Matthew cycle in the Contarelli Chapel of the Church of San Luigi dei Francesi, near the Piazza Navona. And going to the St. Matthew cycle means being captivated by "The Martyrdom of St. Matthew" (1599–1600), one of the most enthralling works of Western art.

The Art Of Scaring Children: A Tokyo Museum Turns Haunted House

Haven't you always thought that the Mona Lisa was a little creepy, her hesitant grin a little too knowing? What about the grimacing cherubs that populate Dutch Golden Age portraiture? Or worse, Caravaggio's chiaroscuro nightmares? Tokyo–based...Show More Summary

ARCA 2013 Conference: James Moore on the stolen Palermo Nativity by Caravaggio; James Bond on the book theft from the Biltmore House; and Judith Harris on the private collecting appetite for looted antiquities

8 months agoArts : ARCAblog

James "Alex" Bond (left), Rene Du Terroil (rear), Judith Harris (center), and James Moore (right) by Laura Fandino, ARCA Intern In the second panel of ARCA’s 5th conference, presenters James Moore and James "Alex" Bond walked us hrough...Show More Summary

Exposing the Secrets, Scandals, and Art of the Italian Renaissance

8 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

A time dominated by the likes of Raphael, Michelangelo, Caravaggio, and Botticelli, the Italian Renaissance was a stunning period for art. A new website from Oxford University Press’s Grove Art Online and the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC gives an introduction to this world.

19 Best Art Pictures of the Week – July 26th to Aug1st, 2013

9 months agoOdd : Off Stuff Magazine

Without art world is white, Check out the amazing art pictures of this week……….. 1. Bruno Catalano | Travellers [592x581] 2. “Narcissus” – Amerighi da Caravaggio, 1599 [1488x1802] 3. David Hockney – A Bigger Splash (1967) [1536x1518] 4. John William Godward’s Athenais 1908, [1136x1933] [NSFW] 5. Show More Summary

Detroit's Bankruptcy Highlights the Cruelty of American Capitalism

The Detroit Institute of Arts, Photo by Flickr User Quick fix Four Van Goghs, one Caravaggio, and enormous Diego Rivera murals celebrating the industrial working class are amongst the estimated $2 billion in Detroit Institute of ArtShow More Summary

Today In Gay History: Caravaggio Loved John

9 months agoLGBT / Gay :

Display Title: Today In Gay History: Caravaggio Loved John Italian artist's paintings have fueled 400 years of speculation. read more

Is this legal under English Law?

For those who may not recognise it, this is Caravaggio’s St John the Baptist, which is currently on display in Siena Cathedral. The artist was apparently in the habit of treating his boy models in a way that would give … Continue reading ?

David Sims Photographs Arthur Gosse for Z Zegna’s Fall/Wintert 2013 Campaign

The Art of Dressing–With a palette of colors inspired by the ones used by renowned Italian painter Caravaggio, Z Zegna’s fall/winter 2013 collection offers a series of deconstructed silhouettes that at the same time keep unaltered their chic and sartorial appeal. Mixing the brand’s traditional elegance with innovative fabrics and multidimensional volumes, Paul Surridge’s fall [...]Show More Summary

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