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givemesomesoma: Caravaggio St John the Baptist (Youth with Ram) 1602 129 x 94 cm Pinacoteca Capitolina, Rome

Gluten Free Museum Removes the Bread from Art — Design News

Ever wonder what art history would look like without wheat? Gluten Free Museum is a Tumblr that removes the offending allergen from famous works of art, including Caravaggio, Vermeer, and Koons, as well as advertising and cartoons. READ MORE »

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2 weeks agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

lilacsinthedooryard: Caravaggio The Fortune Teller (detail)  1596-97

Caravaggio’s Feminist Rival

4 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

Raped by her teacher, illiterate, and triumphant in a male-dominated field, Artemisia Gentileschi and her women-centric paintings were the perfect ingredients for a feminist icon. So why are her later ‘feminine’ paintings considered so lame?

On the Trail of a Mystery Caravaggio

Is this painting by Caravaggio, and thus worth a huge sum, or is it a 17th-century copy with little value? That question is at the center of a mystery in the collapse of Freestone Insurance Co., a Delaware insurer now in liquidation...

Rediscovering the Music of the Age of Caravaggio

last monthArts : Hyperallergic

The aural history of the 16th to 17th century resonates through the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Painting Music in the Age of Caravaggio.

‘Killing Jesus’ Stunning Art: Painting For National Geographic Movie Revealed

Killing Jesus, the TV movie based on the book of the same name by Bill O’Reilly, has some new, stunning art created by Sam Spratt, a modern Caravaggio. The reveal came via Mashable on Wednesday, but Spratt has also posted the gorgeous...Show More Summary

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2 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

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Cardsharps Update

3 months agoArts : Coxsoft Art News

Last October I reported on the legal kerfuffle over a copy of Caravaggio's The Cardsharps (CLICK). Bill Thwaytes, the previous owner of the disputed painting, has lost his case in the High Court in London. The judge upheld Sotherby's...Show More Summary

Sotheby's wins UK court battle over disputed Caravaggio painting 'The Cardsharps'

3 months agoArts : Artdaily

Sotheby's on Friday won its legal battle with a man who claimed the auction house negligently led him to undersell a painting acquired by an expert who later declared it to be a Caravaggio. Lancelot William Thwaytes sold the painting,...Show More Summary

Worth a Thousand Words: Basket of Fruit

Basket of Fruit, Caravaggio I am not usually a fan of still life paintings but this one has something that draws me to it. Must be the Caravaggio factor. Via Lines & Colors where there are interesting detail close ups and more information.

Contemporary Pieces

Photographer Rebecca Ruetten shot American fast food in the style of Renaissance paintings. It’s a humorous reference to Caravaggio’s use of common folk as his models, but also a portrayal of the unhealthy food as non-edible objects...

Solo exhibition of the works of Daniel Harms on view at Berlin Art Projects

4 months agoArts : Artdaily

Berlin Art Projects presents Daniel Harms? new work series Falsche Helden oder mutige Irre, which is the first showing worldwide. Daniel has let himself be inspired by eight old masters, namely Bacon, Beckmann, Caravaggio, Goya and Picasso, along with Pollock, Rubens, Schiele. Show More Summary

Old Masters Week at Christie's New York features rare painting by Caravaggio

4 months agoArts : Artdaily

Christie?s announces Old Masters Week in New York, which will take place from 27-29 January 2015. The sales begin on January 27 with The Abbott-Guggenheim Collection: A New York Kunstkammer, featuring a renowned collection of 120 lots of Renaissance and Baroque sculptures and clocks. Show More Summary

Rome: From Caravaggio to Cinquecento: Inside Hotel Indigo St. George Rome

4 months agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

It's Guess The Hotel revealed! There were several ways in which we thought we?d follow up on our Guess The Hotel from earlier this week. Never in a million years did we think it would be with the knowledge that this, Hotel Indigo St....Show More Summary

Eye Candy for Today: Caravaggio’s basket of fruit

Basket of Fruit, Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio) Image on Wikimedia Commons, with an article about the painting on Wikipedia. The original is in the Biblioteca Pinacoteca Academia Ambrosiana, Milan (not much in the way if info or images). This striking still life by the 16th century Italian master is in contention for being the […]

Photographer Inserts Santa into Famous Paintings — Design News

It's the holidays, and Santa is everywhere, even in classical art. Photographer Ed Wheeler has been superimposing himself dressed as Santa in the works of Botticelli, Caravaggio, and Monet since 2011. READ MORE »

Cardsharps Tiff

6 months agoArts : Coxsoft Art News

A painting of Caravaggio's The Cardsharps bought by the Thwaytes family in 1962 for £140 was auctioned by Sotheby's in London in 2006 for £42,000. Nice profit, you might think. But no. The new owner, British art historian Denis Mahon,...Show More Summary

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