Michelangelo Merisi Da Caravaggio (1571-1610) was the Alexander McQueen of late C16 Italy. He emerged suddenly on the art scene in Rome, had enormous and immediate impact, burnt out and was dead before he was 40. 627 more words
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Note: This review is a personal one. I write to commission professionally, I write here, on my blog, because I enjoy the freedom of voice it offers me. 839 more words
Painting with Light (11 May-24 September 2016, Tate Britain)
I am bringing two pieces of baggage to this show.
Firstly a sense that a few London galleries seem to be finding excuses to show the ever popular Preraphs — compare the National Gallery Painters’ Paintings and the V&A’s Botticelli. 1,177 more words