He is known as the master of shade, and now 21st Century technology is shedding new light on the creative process behind Caravaggio's groundbreaking painting. "Inside Caravaggio", an exhibition that opened Friday at Milan's Palazzo Reale,...Show More Summary
loumargi: Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571 Milan – 1610 Porto Ercole) rest-on-the-flight
An institute dedicated to the work of the Italian artist Caravaggio, aimed particularly at identifying his genuine paintings, is to open in Rome. The research and education centre -- an unlikely collaboration between the Borghese Gallery and fashion house Fendi -- follows a number of false claims of authenticity in recent years. Show More Summary
Last week, Noah Charney wrote about how the great painter became a violent, impulsive train wreck. This week, he tells us how much worse Caravaggio got - for instance, he fled to Malta for sanctuary and the Knights welcomed him; the next year, they called him a "putrid and fetid member" of the order and […]
Nightmare tenant? Oh, yes - he poked holes in the roof of his apartment and threw rotten vegetables at his landlady. That in addition to the murder, brawling, whoring and vandalism. In fact, writes Noah Charney, "we know far more about Caravaggio than most pre-modern artists because he was brought to trial so often."
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Michelangelo Merisi Da Caravaggio Bacchus by jpbrewer1963 Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571–1610)
The Denial of Saint Peter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio...
I’ve studied great painters all my life — most of my favorites are European: Caravaggio, Picasso. When I discovered Chicano painters, I knew they were great painters because I knew what great painting was. That’s what attracted me, not: “They’re Chicano and those are my people!”
The Fortune Teller Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio There are two versions of this. Take a look at the other one.... [Hat Tip: fastfreefall]...
Games in painting_097 by Leonid Ll Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi) - The Cardsharps 1594 Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio was an Italian painter active in Rome, Naples, Malta, and Sicily between 1592 (1595?) and 1610.
The artist's last two paintings are as impetuous, violent, and racked with guilt as Caravaggio was himself. The post Caravaggio’s Fascination with Death appeared first on Hyperallergic.
The revolution in painting sparked by one of the world?s most celebrated (and notorious) artists is the subject of the major summer exhibition at the Scottish National Gallery in Edinburgh this year. Beyond Caravaggio brings a groupShow More Summary
"News of the painting arrives exclusively from a press release issued by an organization called News Press International (NPI), which also shared a video recap of the gallery event.... The only expert involved in this case who is identified is Curtis Dowling, an art forgery investigator. Perhaps you know him as host of CNBC's […]
News of the painting arrives exclusively from a press release issued by an organization called News Press International, which offers shaky proof for its findings. The post Discovery or Hoax? News Site Claims Caravaggio Painted Leonardo’s Portrait appeared first on Hyperallergic.
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An original Caravaggio or a master fake? This is the question that continues to befuddle art historians and experts about a painting discovered in a French attic three years ago.
necspenecmetu: School of Caravaggio, Saint Sebastian, 1607
Caravaggio? The hot-tempered, violent Caravaggio?? Yes, writes, Ingrid D. Rowland. Comparing his work with that of several of his disciples and contemporaries, she finds that what really sets Caravaggio apart is the compassion he shows in the way he depicts the characters in his paintings.