Caravaggio brought to life

The paintings of Renaissance painter are brought to life in this videoed performance of tableaux vivants: acting, sculpture and painting together. For me, this is a giant confirmation of Andrew Graham-Dixon’s comments in his lecture (in Edinburgh 2018) that Caravaggio was so immersed in sculpture, that he painted lifelike depictions of real bodies in realContinue reading “Caravaggio brought to life”

Cartoon view of Medieval Art

Roz Chast takes us through her favourite type of art at the Met – Medieval paintings. ¬†She has a distinctive eye and commentary.   Roz brings her humour to the pictures and a strong sense of where the artist is not quite sure if they’re good enough to draw certain parts of the picture –Continue reading “Cartoon view of Medieval Art”