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Bodies and Shadows: Caravaggio and His Legacy

LACMA, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, presents this exhibition on the painter Caravaggio (1571 – 1610) and his long-lasting influence on later painters. Caravaggio died young (age 38), and left a small body of work: only about 80 paintings. Lost or disputed Caravaggios are still being found to this day. For Bodies and Shadows, LACMA has assembled 8 Caravaggio paintings in one place - a...
Contini-Volterra Photographic Archive

This wonderful archive was created by Florentine art connoisseur Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi to supplement his own knowledge and understanding of art and in support of his growing collection of paintings. After he passed away in 1955, the collection was acquired by another antiquarian, and later passed on to Vanderbilt University. Today it is used by a number of art historians, as it...