Italian art historians ‘find 100 Caravaggio paintings’

Italian art experts say they have discovered about 100 previously unknown sketches and paintings by Caravaggio, the Italian baroque painter whose realistic and dramatic canvases set a new standard for Western art. Only some 90 paintings by Caravaggio, who died in 1610 in his late… Read More

Watch Derek Jarman’s “Caravaggio” (1986)

The film is a fictionalized re-telling of the life of Baroque painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. Jarman’s film is involved with the love triangle of Caravaggio (Nigel Terry), Lena (Tilda Swinton) and Ranuccio (Sean Bean) and dwells upon Caravaggio’s use of street people, drunks and… Read More

Baroque Art

Baroque Art

August 4th, 2009 | Art History, Baroque, Videos

Eggman913: “Music: Bach’s Prelude And Fugue No. 1 In C Major – BWV 846 from the Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1 performed by Daniel Ben Pienaar”

Baroque! First global art movement gets TV show

At Times Online Waldmar Januszczak writes: “So, when the BBC approached me about encapsulating its achievements in a three-part series, my first instinct was to laugh in Auntie‚Äôs madly optimistic face. The baroque in three films? That is like putting Everest in your garden. Or… Read More