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Art

Caravaggio’s Darkness: A Sinner’s Reputation with a Saint’s Heart

  By Kristine Wendt – One of the most elusive art historical biographies belongs to Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio.  Having pieced together his biography from police records alone, historians have classified Caravaggio as violent, irascible, and quick to draw his sword.  Moreover, surviving contemporary biographies, covetous and biased, have further […]