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FREE Caravaggio and the Dark Side of Rome

Discover the dark side of Caravaggio's extraordinary genius on our virtual tour.

Tour Subject

Renaissance Art

Tour Language

English

Topics

HistoryImmersive Experience360 ReconstructionsDiscoveriesCaravaggioMichelangeloRenaissanceArtRomePainting

Tour Description

EVENT DETAILS -Live event with a PhD Egyptologist - Immersive Experience - Borghese Gallery - Santa Maria del Popolo - San Luigi dei Francesi - Live Q&A - Contents suitable for children ************************************************************ NOTE: the event start time is in Rome (Italy) Time. Convert to your local time clicking here: https://dateful.com/eventlink/2252979835 ************************************************************ EVENT DESCRIPTION A manic, violent mind who changed the life of painting forever. His incredible works caused a revolution in Rome at the end of the 16th century, dramatically ushering in the age of the Baroque. On our immersive online itinerary, you’ll encounter saints with dirty feet being led to martyrdom and sensual virgins, voluptuous angels and provocative nudes, cardsharps, fortune-tellers and more! We will retrace his footprint through noble-palaces and churches, taverns and brothels to understand how is troubled life has influenced his artworks: from his early days in the capital, through the pinnacle of Fame to his fall from grace including murder and his tragic ending on Tuscan beach. We will admire his early paintings in the Borghese Gallery, his extraordinarily dramatic religious canvases in Santa Maria del Popolo and San Luigi dei Francesi made when he reached new heights of fame, and we will return to Borghese collection to discover one of Caravaggio’s last works: David with the head of Goliath Some claim that the giant’s head is a self-portrait of the artist. Let’s find out together why! SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS and REQUIREMENTS - PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone - Stable internet connection - This experience will use Zoom




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