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Body and shadows Caravaggio painting in Europe:

Originally from Lombardy, Michelangelo Merisi, Caravaggio says (Caravaggio) (1571-1610) revolutionized the art of his time at the turn of the 16th and 17th centuries, away from mannerism ambient deliberately to favor a realistic view of the humans. Composed of many artists from different backgrounds and personalities, the Caravaggio experiencing a multitude of facets that exposure will endeavor to decipher taking into account recent scientific work related to the topic.It will also demonstrate the impact of the representation system developed by Caravaggio aesthetic expressions generally distinguishable from mainstream art. While highlighting the great personalities of European art influenced by Caravaggio, the exhibition will also focus on the more obscure aspects of the school so as to give a new and sometimes unexpected. This event will begin in summer 2012 with Caravaggio Italian, French and Spanish at the Musée Fabre (Montpellier) and Caravaggio Nordic simultaneously Musée des Augustins (Toulouse). A condensed version of the exhibition will be presented at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and completed his course at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford.

Michelangelo Merisi da Carvaggio; Saint Francis in Ecstasy, c. 1594 Oil on canvas, 36 3/8 “x 50 1/4” Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Caitlin Sumner Collection Fund, 1943,222

Carlo Saraceni (Italy, Venice, 1579 – 1620), The Martyrdom of St. Cecilia, circa 1610 Painting, Oil on canvas, 53 1/2 x 38 3/4 in.(98,425 x 135.89 cm). Gift of The Ahmanson Foundation (AC1996.37.1), Los Angeles County Museum of Art


December 7, 2012 - Posted by | Articles | , , , , , ,

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