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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 book does contain a fascinating chapter on queer costume drama, covering two extraordinary films by the late Derek Jarman, Edward II (1991) and Carravagio (1986), and the Henry James adaptations and Oscar Wilde.
Not only Carravagio's late paintings but also the events of his life emerge from an entrenched darkness.
MARK LAWSON: Basquiat (1996) Dir: Julian Schnabel, Carravagio (1986) Dir: Derek Jarman, Edvard Munch (1976) Dir: Peter Watkins, Frida (2002) Dir: Julie Taymor, Le Mystere Picasso (1956) Dir: Henri-Georges Clouzot, Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon (1998) Dir: John Maybury, Lust For Life (1956) Dir: Vincente Minelli, Pollock (2002) Dir: Ed Harris, Rembrant (1936) Dir: Alexander Korda, Surviving Picasso (1996) Dir: James Ivory, The Agony and the Ecstacy (1965) Dir: Carol Reed, The World of Gilbert & George (1981) Dir: Philip Has, Top Spot (2004) Dir: Tracey Emin, Vincent (1987) Dir: Paul Cox.
Aristotle, Euclid and the 10th-century Arabian scholar Hassan ibn Hassan (also known as Ibn al Haitam) utilized camera obscura, as did artists such as Leonardo da Vinci, Jan Vermeer, Carravagio and Canaletto.
Although in the Patient Carravagio pursues the identity of the English patient like a detective, Ondaatje pursued the identity of his visionary man more like a historian.