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Synonyms for Caravaggio

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

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The five remaining essays focus on representations of select categories of outsiders: John Gash builds his examination of toothpullers round a series of paintings, including a possible Carvaggio, and their depiction as providing both "suffering -- and entertainment" (151), often overlaid with chicanery; Helen Langdon examines seventeenth-century depictions of Diogenes and Democritus, the revered philosophers, as symbols of the period's glorification of the wise beggar; rejecting the shackles of courtly life, and Carmen Fracchia's essay shows the range of depictions of black slaves in seventeenth-century Spain, from the lowly handmaiden in a Velazquez painting to the self-portrait in a work painted by Velazquez's "mixed-race slave' Juan de Pareja (191).
There is also work to enjoy from Botticelli and Carvaggio among others.
On board, Diane will provide unique insights into the life and art of various artists such as Gaudi, Miro, Picasso and Carvaggio.
One of the distinctive qualities about Carvaggio is the relationship between light and shadow, which are not only deeply contrasted but at the same time interdependent.