Caravaggio


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Italian painter noted for his realistic depiction of religious subjects and his novel use of light (1573-1610)

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Caravaggio had now been allocated quarters in del Monte's Palazzo Madama.
The thesis of "The Genius of Rome" is that the defining characteristics of the Baroque were formulated in the paintings of three immensely gifted individuals working in the Eternal City in the earliest years of this glorious era: Caravaggio (born 1571) who came to Rome in 1592 after an apprenticeship in Milan; Annibale Carracci (born 1560) who arrived from Bologna two years later; and Peter Paul Rubens (born 1577) who left Flanders for a long stay in Italy in 1600 and spent extended periods in Rome in 1603 and from 1606 to 1608 while serving as court painter to the Duke of Mantua.
Whereas Caravaggio was able to brilliantly orchestrate the innumerable internal and external sources that impacted his artistic and mental fabric, most of his followers did so from the outside, with little experience of the tumultuous life events that undoubtedly informed the master's works.
Michelangelo Merisi, or Caravaggio as he is more commonly known after his place of birth, was 39 years old when he died while on the run after killing a man.
ITALIAN researchers may be close to identifying the remains of Caravaggio, the painter whose death 400 years ago is shrouded in mystery.
This session, moderated by John Bailey, veteran cinematographer of nearly 70 films, including Ordinary People (1980), In the Line of Fire (1993), and As Good As it Gets (1997), took place at the Aero Theater, October 14, 2007, after a screening of Caravaggio, the culminating event of the Cinema Italian Style festival.
929: King Wenceslaus of Bohemia, Good King Wenceslas of the Christmas Carol, was murdered by his younger brother, Boleslaw 1573: Caravaggio, Italian painter, was born in Italy.
Caravaggio, Guercino, Mattia Preti: Das halbfigurige Historienbild und die Sammler des Seicento.
Though Holcombe has cited Pieter Bruegel, Francisco de Zurbaran, Caravaggio, and Hieronymous Bosch as influences, references to Petrus Christus, Dosso Dossi, and Pieter Claesz are also readily discernible in her work.
In a style reminiscent of Caravaggio, Velazquez created and popularized a new genre, the kitchen or tavern scene (bodegon), which showed peasants eating or preparing meals and the objects they used to assemble and serve them.
A former economist who has resurrected the practice of "concerned photography" and has received nearly every international photographic prize, Salgado's haunting portraits of the world's downtrodden, oppressed, and impoverished have been compared to the stark beauty of a Caravaggio and invite the viewer, as one critic noted, "to a change of consciousness.
15pm)MICHELANGELO Merisi, born in Caravaggio, Italy, in the 16th century, was probably the most revolutionary artist of his time.
From the Caravaggio lighting of the intimate scenes to a dizzyingly extended, high-wire rope twirl between the entrapping Earth and the expansive promise of heaven, Salles and Carvalho turn every moment of ``Behind the Sun'' into a sumptuous feast for the eyes.
Birth of the Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio,1573:
The exhibition brings together the followers of two painters who did much to determine the course of seventeenth-century art: the evolutionary classicist Annibale Carracci, inventive and whimsical; and the revolutionary naturalist Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, with his humourless swagger and voluble truthfulness.