Caravaggio

From anti-semites to abusers, this list is full of truly disheartening facts about artists who made some of the most beautiful work. There has long been an association between caustic temperaments…
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Categorized as an Old Master within the canon of art history, Sir Peter Paul Rubens' work is characterized by a high concentration of color, movement, and form. Surpassing visual dynamism, many of…
From Michelangelo's marble masterpiece to equally amazing but lesser-known works, here are some of the most fascinating representations of David in Renaissance and Baroque arts
The PBS documentary series Secrets of the Dead is set to release an episode entitled The Caravaggio Heist on November 24. While proves to be an unusual installment for a series that typically…
The auction of a Roman Villa—known as Villa Aurora or Casino Dell’Aurora—has recently been announced and set a stir within the art world. Why? Because it contains the only known ceiling mural…
Here are eight paintings found in unusual places that turned out to be worth more than anticipated.
Curator of Later Italian, Spanish, and French 17th-century Paintings, Letizia Treves, guides you through the tumultuous life of Caravaggio. She looks at how his innovative style developed from a…