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    Caravaggio is a popular Italian painter who is considered one of the fathers of modern painting. His full name is Michelangelo Merisi, was born in Italy around 1571 and when Caravaggio was 6 almost everyone his family was killed by the bubonic. At the age of 11, he started apprenticing with a painter name Simone Peterzano in Milan and moved to Rome early 1588. His works became very popular and known well as used tenebrism technique which used shadow to emphasize lighter areas. However, his career

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    Caravaggio, arguably one of the best Baroque-artists of all time. Best known for his extremely detailed, and realistic style of Baroque art, which, when paired together with Annibale Carracci’ (1560 - 1609 ) classical style, allowed for him to overshadow the almost-mundane style of Mannerism. Though he was not considered the best artist of his time, when he was alive, he managed to reinvigorate religious art in both Rome and Naples, allowing for wide-spread change in the religious art world, that

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    The Controversial Caravaggio The Italian Renaissance, which occurred between the fourteenth and sixteenth centuries, was a period of dramatic cultural change where tremendous achievements were made in literature, architecture and art. Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, born in Milan, Italy on September 28, 1571, was a Renaissance artist. He is remembered for his revolutionary yet controversial art which was often deeply rooted in religion. Caravaggio painted during the Counter-Reformation when

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    As you can see, I chose Caravaggio. I chose him because, well he murdered someone. He is well-known for being one of the "Fathers of Modern Art." His best pieces are "The Death of The Virgin" and "David With The Head of Goliath." He also inspired generations of artists to his style of art. Caravaggio's life started on September 29, 1571 in Italy. His full name is Michelangelo Merisi. He died on July 18, 1610. His death was caused by a bad fever on his way back to Rome. His father was Fermo Merisi

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    Who Is Caravaggio?

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    Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio's style of painting is a well-known flair that's as emphasize on the field of artistic nature and realism. Caravaggio became one of most popular Baroque artists in the Italian county in the 17th century. Caravaggio had many techniques that brought up revolution about the painting, so this includes chiaroscuro and tenebrism. His new techniques of painting of tenebrism and chiaroscuro took the center stage in the middle and north Italian country for being the best

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    Caravaggio lived through a dark period of time. His behavior, however became more and more violent as he began to challenge the beauty of art. He becomes more and more of a murder and uses more dramatic composition heightening his view of the situation. May 29th of 1606 he killed Ranuccio Tomassoli despite claiming to be an innocent man. Without any further protection and freedom of being in jail again and again. But in Malta as well he got into trouble, imprisoned, only to escape and flee to Sicily

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    in Modern Humanities, which used art to experience the perceptive and sensitive of humans. we had to choose a painting which was done by numerous artists. I chose the Book of Judith because it was the subject of many paintings, including artists Caravaggio, Judith Beheading Holofernes (1598-1599). I discovered Caravaggio's, the interpretation was strongly believed to be inspired by the assault of a woman, by her father, Beatrice Cenci and the tragic outcome of her situation. However, in Caravaggio's

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    April 2016 Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio was as talented as he was troubled. For every masterpiece he created with a paintbrush, it seems there was an accompanying instance of trouble created with a sword. Defined by police reports and remembered by his paintings Caravaggio truly stands as one of the most accomplished and yet least approachable painters to influence the Baroque period. Though his career was short, spanning only eighteen years, Caravaggio was able to produce upwards of eighty

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    Martha and Mary Magdalene by Caravaggio

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    understanding a work of art then just looking at it. In order to understand a piece, you have to understand the Artist, the time period, and the symbols in that painting that may have very different meaning today. Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio better known as simply Caravaggio was an Italian Baroque master painter born in Italy around 1571. After he apprenticed with a painter in Milan, he moved to Rome, where he lived for most of his life. His work influenced painters around Europe. He’s most known for

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    Perhaps the most infamous, most mysterious, and most intriguing work Caravaggio was able to craft before his short life ended is his painting “David with the Head of Goliath” [c 1610 image 3]. This piece for work is a particularly startling image, should the viewer be aware of Caravaggio’s physical appearance. While other depictions Caravaggio had created of David and Goliath stayed away from self-portraiture, this take on the biblical reference put himself straightforwardly into the picture. However

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