David Hockney: It is a kind of joke, but I really mean it when I say Caravaggio invented Hollywood lighting.… The post Shady past appeared first on The Spectator.
“The Lute Player was discussed in [a Paris] court last week in a trial in which eight defendants, including Guy Wildenstein, the president of the New York art business Wildenstein & Company, are charged with tax evasion and money laundering. The French government estimates that the estate could owe at least €550m, including fines and […]
The National Gallery's new show in London reveals the impact of Caravaggio's art. Go to Rome and Naples and you can see his dramatic, astonishing works in the places for which they were designed.
We don’t know what Caravaggio himself would have made of Beyond Caravaggio, the new exhibition at the National Gallery which… The post Overshadowing all the rest appeared first on The Spectator.
The ongoing exhibition ‘Beyond Caravaggio’ at London’s National Gallery explores the curious phenomenon of Caravaggio's influence on painters across Europe.
The Master shows how it's done.
Check out the new Caravaggio exhibition, or talk history with Londonist's Matt Brown.
Aleppo bombings | Caravaggio’s shadows | Locker-room banter | Classical music | Ottolenghi confusion Natalie Nougayrède denounces the public’s unwillingness to protest against the bombing of Aleppo and argues that we should do so in order to “feel less shame... Show More Summary
The greatest French follower of Caravaggio (1571?1610), Valentin de Boulogne (1591-1632) was also one of the outstanding artists in 17th-century Europe. In the years following Caravaggio?s death, he emerged as one of the most original protagonists of the new, naturalistic painting. Show More Summary
In 1969, Caravaggios Nativity of St. Francis and St. Lawrence was stolen. The Sicilian Mafia may have masterminded the theft, or become its beneficiary.
renaissance-art: Caravaggio c. 1594 Boy Bitten by a Lizard (detail)
The Crucifixion of Saint Peter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio The dude could paint. And party. And brawl. And maybe murder. But...he is a fine example of the idea that God works through man.......
Yesterday was the birthday of the famous early Baroque painter Michelangelo Merisi, who was born in the city of Milan in 1571, and named for the Saint of the day. “Michelangelo” is a fairly common name in Italy, and he shares it more than one artist of the same century, of whom the most famous by far bore the last name Buonarroti. Show More Summary
xshayarsha: Bacchus, 1595 (detail) Caravaggio.
learnarthistory: Still Life with Flowers and Fruit by Caravaggio (1601) #baroque #art https://t.co/EcDGz1ervC
scribe4haxan: The Taking of Christ (1602) - Caravaggio
learnarthistory: The Lute Player by Caravaggio (c.1596) #baroque #art https://t.co/5IFy4GfpoV
paintingispoetry: Caravaggio, The Cardsharps, ca. 1595