Three Humboldt penguins got a private tour of the museum, and it turns out they like Caravaggio.
The Quality of Mercy, From Caravaggio to Conceptual Art
Like art, morality persists despite dramatic cultural transformations.
Caravaggio and Bernini, Together at Last
We could call this exhibition a battle of the swaggerers.
The Unlikely Pairing of Caravaggio and Daniel Buren
Kamel Mennour Gallery highlights the enduring power of chiaroscuro by pairing a long-lost Caravaggio masterpiece with a shimmering site-specific installation by conceptual artist Daniel Buren.
Caravaggio’s Mark of Madness
Caravaggio may have eluded a death sentence by fleeing to Malta and Sicily, but in the end there was nowhere to run.
New Research Finds that Caravaggio Died of Sepsis, Not Syphilis
Before established a certain cause of death for the Baroque painter, scientists first had to find his body.
Caravaggio’s Fascination with Death
The artist’s last two paintings are as impetuous, violent, and racked with guilt as Caravaggio was himself.
The Suggestive Compositions of a Mediocre Caravaggist
The Metropolitan Museum’s Valentin de Boulogne show clarifies why this French follower of Caravaggio remains lesser-known, despite the leering details in many of his paintings.
Lost Caravaggio May Have Been Discovered in French Attic
A painting that a French family found in their attic while investigating a leaky roof may be a long-lost Caravaggio.
From Michelangelo to Marden, Seven Fierce Fistfights from Art History
WASHINGTON, DC — In her ongoing series Le ‘NEW’ Monocle, Shana Lutker creates stage sets and performances based on the circumstances and philosophical undertones of fistfights instigated by Surrealists in Paris in the 1920s.
Which Artist Will Grace the UK’s New £20 Bill?
The Bank of England has announced that a visual artist will grace the new £20 bill.
Lost in the Darkness of Baroque Paintings
PARIS — In these paintings, you’ll find wine and drunken excess, along with all the accompanying decadent behavior: insult, turbulence, transgression, sacrilege, and provocation.