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Caravaggio (edition 2010)

by Claudio M. Strinati (Author)

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Title:Caravaggio
Authors:Claudio M. Strinati (Author)
Info:Skira, 2010
Collections:Andrea Scotti
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Palazzo del Quirinale (Roma) Scuderie Papali
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Buranelli, FrancescoEditorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi dasecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Vodret, RossellaEditorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Carruthers, AnnaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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BAROQUE ART. 400 years after the death of Caravaggio, some of the worlds most illustrious art historians comment on an extraordinary collection of 25 of his works. How is it possible that an artist who lived over four centuries ago is still seen today as an icon of modernity? The answer must be sought in his works; this is where we will grasp Caravaggios aesthetic pursuit. His is a simple, non ideal, art. He observed without prejudice, hewing close to the truth of things. In short, his was a revolutionary art, one which continues to fascinate laypeople and experts alike to this day. The curators of the exhibition, which will take place in Rome in the spring of 2010, asked some of the world's preeminent Caravaggio scholars to share their feeling and insights about their favorite works by the artist. The result is an original catalogue of great rigour yet expressed in deeply human and richly subjective tones.… (more)

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