nikolaeftimov-blog: Caravaggio, The Inspiration of Saint Matthew (detail), 1602. Current location: Contarelli Chapel, Church of San Luigi dei Francesi, Rome
I only get to enjoy one overseas excursion a year, so I am paying very close attention to Christopher Allen’s Caravaggio and beyond: exhibitions in US, Europe, Australia. Allen wrote that this has been an eventful year for Caravaggio...Show More Summary
Supper At Emmaus Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio Oh shut up. You'll take Caravaggio and you'll like it....
Boy Bitten by a Lizard Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio There are two versions of this painting; one in the Fondazione Roberto Longhi in Florence, and the one above in the National Gallery in London. They are almost identical, but....
hadrian6: Martyrdom of Saints Processus and Martinian. 17th.century. Valentin de Boulogne. French 1591-1632. oil/canvas. part of the exhibition Beyond Caravaggio at the MET. http://hadrian6.tumblr.com
The Metropolitan Museum's Valentin de Boulogne show clarifies why this French follower of Caravaggio remains lesser-known, despite the leering details in many of his paintings. The post The Suggestive Compositions of a Mediocre Caravaggisti appeared first on Hyperallergic.
The Galleria Borghese in Rome presents "The Origin of Still Life in Italy. Caravaggio and the Master of Hartford, an exhibition aimed at enhancing the museum's artistic heritage. The origins of Italian still life in the context of Rome...Show More Summary
Narcissus Caravaggio Here is an example of the shortcomings of reproductions vs. the real thing. The colors of the various photos of this piece (which I think is incredible) vary wildly. The original is in the Galleria Nazionale d'Arte...
Though London is in pre-Christmas gridlock, making it difficult to go anywhere that can’t be reached on foot, there are some important shows to be seen, including the remarkable Beyond Caravaggio at the National Gallery (until 15 January if you can get through the traffic to Trafalgar Square). Though it has only a handful […]
While the name “Caravaggio” inevitably rides along in the title of the show, it is there to assert that we are moving “beyond.” The post The Life Emphatic with Valentin de Boulogne appeared first on Hyperallergic.
v-ersacrum: Caravaggio, The Lute-Player (details), 1595-1596
"After weeks went by and no money changed hands, [Father] Zerafa got a parcel in the post containing a slice of the Caravaggio canvas. They intended to slice off strips until they were paid or the painting was destroyed."
Same for that notorious fake Vermeer that fooled Hermann Goering, argues Noah Charney, who wrote the book on art forgery. He lays out his case against the painting found under a roof in Toulouse, then lays out a case for it - as art, if not as real Caravaggio.
Factum Arte won fame for installing a faithful copy of Veronese’s The Wedding at Cana where Napoleon had ripped the original from the wall. Its full-size copy of the teenage pharaoh’s burial chamber has been installed at Luxor so that tourists can spend time in it without their breath and body moisture damaging the original. […]
books0977: Bacchic Concert (c.1625-1630). Pietro Paolini (Italian, 1603-1681). Dallas Museum of Art. Borrowing Caravaggio’s dramatic interplay of light and dark, Paolini bathes his musicians in a golden light as they emerge from the shadowy, mysterious background. Show More Summary
The owners of a house in Toulouse found it when they went up to fix a leak in the roof. Milan’s Pinacoteca di Brera museum is now showing it alongside a different copy of the same image – Judith Beheading Holofernes – by Caravaggio disciple Louis Finson.
A painting discovered in a French attic that was controversially deemed to be a Caravaggio will go on display at a top Milan museum from Thursday alongside authenticated works by the Renaissance master. "We do not want to take part in...Show More Summary
The public can weigh in on the painting's authenticity after examining other works by the master.
This is about the distinctive features and characteristics of paintings by the artist known as Caravaggio. I went to a Breakfast Preview of Beyond Caravaggio at the National Gallery this morning and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]