Caravaggio: The Art of Realism

Caravaggio The Art of Realism The dramatic realism of Caravaggio s art has fascinated viewers since the seventeenth century Yet no prior monograph presents the thorough investigation of Caravaggio s realism ventured in John Varria

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  • Title: Caravaggio: The Art of Realism
  • Author: John Varriano Michelangelo Merisi Da Caravaggio
  • ISBN: 9780271027180
  • Page: 477
  • Format: Paperback
  • The dramatic realism of Caravaggio s art has fascinated viewers since the seventeenth century Yet no prior monograph presents the thorough investigation of Caravaggio s realism ventured in John Varriano s remarkable book Forgoing the life and works format of most earlier monographs, Varriano concentrates on uncovering the principles and practices the intellect and tThe dramatic realism of Caravaggio s art has fascinated viewers since the seventeenth century Yet no prior monograph presents the thorough investigation of Caravaggio s realism ventured in John Varriano s remarkable book Forgoing the life and works format of most earlier monographs, Varriano concentrates on uncovering the principles and practices the intellect and the imagination that guided Caravaggio s eye and brush as he made some of the most controversial paintings in the history of art.Caravaggio s irascible personality, libertine sexual preferences, and lawless, even murderous, behavior have attracted as much heated commentary as his realism Varriano sheds important new light on these disputes by tracing the autobiographical threads in Caravaggio s paintings and framing these within the context of contemporary Italian culture Ultimately, Varriano links Caravaggio s aggressive persona and innovative methods to changes taking place throughout seventeenth century Europe.Caravaggio The Art of Realism begins with a highly original investigation of the artist s studio practices In subsequent chapters, Varriano discusses Caravaggio s response to the material culture of his day, his use of gesture and expression, and his eroticism and violence as well as other issues central to the painter s legendary realism.Caravaggio The Art of Realism will appeal to students and the general reader as well as to specialists in the field Varriano has a gift for presenting complex scholarship in a clear, accessible way The book contains numerous color illustrations that will help readers experience Caravaggio s art and follow the author s informative discussion of such famed paintings as Love Victorious and David with the Head of Goliath.

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