A small leather ball stuffed with the hair of a dead queen is batted back and forth by two of Europe's most innovative artists. They're hung over, Caravaggio probably still drunk; Quevedo, the Spanish poet, seeks victory to maintain his reputation in the eyes of his royal confidante. Across the...
caravaggista: Caravaggio, The Entombment of Christ, detail (c. 1603)
artmagnifique: CARAVAGGIO. Saint Francis in Ecstasy, 1595, oil on canvas.
adreciclarte: Caravaggio - The Cardsharps, 1596
v-ersacrum: Caravaggio, The Martyrdom of Saint Matthew (detail), 1599-1600
“When we think of creative people getting into fights, writers usually are the first that come to mind – Ernest Hemingway, Norman Mailer, Jack London, etc.” Hyperallergic stands up for visual artists, with examples from Caravaggio beating a pimp to death to two of Picasso’s mistresses wrestling to two examples of painters punching out art […]
artessenziale: Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, Cattura di Cristo (1598)
lilacsinthedooryard: Caravaggio (Italy,1571-1610) Rest on the Flight to Egypt (1596-1597)
v-ersacrum: Eros/Cupid in art history Raphael, Lucas Cranach, Parmigianino, Caravaggio, Bartolomeo Manfredi, Bénigne Gagneraux, William-Adolphe Bouguereau
On the night of the 17th or early morning of the 18th of October, 1969, one or two men broke into the Oratory of San Lorenzo in Palermo, Sicily, and stole the Nativity with St. Francis and St. Lawrence by Baroque master Michelangelo Merisi, better known as Caravaggio. They cut the monumental painting (9.7 by [...]
A digital recreation of a painting by Caravaggio stolen in 1969 will be unveiled Saturday in Sicily.
v-ersacrum: Caravaggio, The Musicians (detail), c.1595
detailedart: Detail n°2/3 of The Seven Works of Mercy (1606–1607), by Caravaggio.
artmodelnyc: empleofapelles: Caravaggio (detail) Madonna di Loreto, 1604 One of my all time favorite paintings. ~ C
gairid: classic-art: St. Matthew and the Angel Caravaggio, 1602 St. Matthew looks extremely put out at the Angel Frodo dropping by unannounced.
ganymedesrocks: The Death of Hyacinthus, 17th century Italian School, after Michaelangelo Merisi Da Caravaggio, as seen at the Musée d’Art Thomas Henry, in Cherbourg,France represents Hyacinth and Apollo. Hyacinth was a beautiful youth...Show More Summary
renaissance-art: Caravaggio c. 1598 Saint Catherine of Alexandria (detail)
classic-art: The Annunciation Caravaggio, c. 1610
On May 28 1606 in Via di Pallacorda, Michelangelo Merisi?better known as Caravaggio?injured Ranuccio Tomassoni in the leg, severing his femoral vein. Their argument broke out during a game of Pallacorda, a precursor of the game of tennis which was played in the street which today bears the same name. Show More Summary
Lending his time for the Think It Up education initiative hosted by the Entertainment Industry Foundation, Justin Bieber was on-hand to perform his hit single, What Do You Mean? Having a sporty moment in all white, Bieber paired jeans,...Show More Summary