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Caravaggio and his legacy

Author: Michelangelo Merisi da CaravaggioJ Patrice MarandelGianni PapiAmy WalshMusée Fabre,All authors
Publisher: Los Angeles, California : Los Angeles County Museum of Art ; Munich, Germany ; New York : DelMonico Books/Prestel, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"They were known as the "Caravaggisti"--Artists who imitated the 16th-century master's earthy, realistic style or subject matter. Caravaggio's impact on his contemporaries was immediate, but in the decades that followed his brief career, hundreds of artists drew inspiration from his innovative use of intense light and shadow, the distinctly theatrical atmosphere of his paintings, his use of religious imagery, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Named Person: Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio; Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio; Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio; J Patrice Marandel; Gianni Papi; Amy Walsh; Musée Fabre,; Musée des Augustins,; Los Angeles County Museum of Art,; Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art,
ISBN: 9783791352305 379135230X
OCLC Number: 794624759
Notes: This book was published on the occasion of the exhibition Bodies and Shadows: Caravaggio and His Legacy; exhibition appeared at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art under the title Burst of Light: Caravaggio and His Legacy.
Exhibition Itinerary, Musée Fabre de Montpellier Agglomération and Musée des Augustins, Toulouse, June 23-October 14, 2012; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, November 11, 2012-February 10, 2013; Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, March 8-June 16, 2013.
Description: 174 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Sponsor's statement / Elizabeth Rohatyn and Marie-Christine Labourdette --
Directors' foreword / Michael Govan and Susan Talbott --
Caravaggio and his legacy / J. Patrice Marandel --
Some reflections and revisions on Caravaggio, his method, and his "Schola" / Gianni Papi --
Caravaggio --
Circle of Caravaggio --
Manfrediana methodus --
Naples and Spain --
The Netherlands and the Utrecht School --
Visual theatricality --
Provenance and selected references.
Responsibility: edited by J. Patrice Marandel ; with contributions by J. Patrice Marandel, Gianni Papi and Benjamin Couilleaux, Axel Hémery, Michel Hilaire, Dominique Jacquot, Judith W. Mann, Lynn Federle Orr, Amy Walsh, Eric Zafran, Olivier Zeder.


This examination of Caravaggio's work and its influence on his contemporaries and later painters features evidence of the Roman painter's legacy throughout Europe.  Read more...
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