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Note the critical thought represented by the wrinkled forehead, the outstretched arm, that subtle halo.

Caravaggio's Crazy Life: The Paintings of a Killer

Note the critical thought represented by the wrinkled forehead, the outstretched arm, that subtle halo.

Giovanni Baglione, Amor Sacro e Amor Profano (Sacred and Profane Love), ca. 1602-1603, oil on canvas (240 x 143) cm, Rome, Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica in Palazzo Barberini, inv. 1268.

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Giovanni Baglione, Amor Sacro e Amor Profano (Sacred and Profane Love), ca. 1602-1603, oil on canvas (240 x 143) cm, Rome, Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica in Palazzo Barberini, inv. 1268.

My recent "involuntary memory." Caravaggio's "The Calling of Saint-Matthew." Description of the paining from the blog: Zeitgeist  sic itur ad astra ("thus to the stars"). Click here to read: (http://duluxdreams.wordpress.com/2012/06/28/caravaggio-the-calling-of-st-matthew/)

Caravaggio – ‘The Calling of St Matthew’

My recent "involuntary memory." Caravaggio's "The Calling of Saint-Matthew." Description of the paining from the blog: Zeitgeist sic itur ad astra ("thus to the stars"). Click here to read: (http://duluxdreams.wordpress.com/2012/06/28/caravaggio-the-calling-of-st-matthew/)

Michelangelo Caravaggio - Lute player.  Art Experience NYC  www.artexperiencenyc.com/social_login/?utm_source=pinterest_medium=pins_content=pinterest_pins_campaign=pinterest_initial

Michelangelo Caravaggio - Lute player. Art Experience NYC www.artexperiencenyc.com/social_login/?utm_source=pinterest_medium=pins_content=pinterest_pins_campaign=pinterest_initial

Michelangelo Caravaggio - The Death of the Virgin.  Art Experience NYC  www.artexperiencenyc.com/social_login/?utm_source=pinterest_medium=pins_content=pinterest_pins_campaign=pinterest_initial

Michelangelo Caravaggio - The Death of the Virgin. Art Experience NYC www.artexperiencenyc.com/social_login/?utm_source=pinterest_medium=pins_content=pinterest_pins_campaign=pinterest_initial

Caravaggio, Saint Catherine of Alexandria, 1598,  the light is so delicate in paintings by Caravaggio. The way he could paint was in strong contrast with how he lived his life.

Caravaggio, Saint Catherine of Alexandria, 1598, the light is so delicate in paintings by Caravaggio. The way he could paint was in strong contrast with how he lived his life.

Caravaggio - Death of the Virgin 1606 - The model Caravaggio used for central figure of the virgin was actually a dead prostitute dragged up from Rome's river Tiber. It caused great controversy at the time, but none could deny the genius of the young artist. I used the central figure myself for one of my illustrations.

Caravaggio - Death of the Virgin 1606 - The model Caravaggio used for central figure of the virgin was actually a dead prostitute dragged up from Rome's river Tiber. It caused great controversy at the time, but none could deny the genius of the young artist. I used the central figure myself for one of my illustrations.

~ Por qué el artista se pinta a sí mismo como un monstruo derrotado  y decapitado por el enviado de Dios? ~

~ Por qué el artista se pinta a sí mismo como un monstruo derrotado y decapitado por el enviado de Dios? ~

Just stunning - Caravaggio. Detail from 'The Denial of St. Peter'. A master of Chiaroscuro.

Just stunning - Caravaggio. Detail from 'The Denial of St. Peter'. A master of Chiaroscuro.

Reflexiones de un artista: Caravaggio Añade iluminación dramática a la figura

Reflexiones de un artista: Caravaggio Añade iluminación dramática a la figura