1300 36 33 32
In this highly original study Troy Thomas examines Caravaggio's life and art in relation to his most profound achievement: the creation of modernity. He focuses on the inherent tensions, contradictions and ambiguities in Caravaggio's art - key areas often ignored by other experts. Structured thematically and chronologically, the book begins with an in-depth look at the artist's early life and works, which establish and refine his realism, his dark settings and his subtle and clever ambiguity of genre and meaning. It describes his mature religious works that eschew the theatrical stock poses and expressions of previous art.
Buy Caravaggio and the Creation of Modernity by Troy Thomas from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781780236766
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Caravaggio and the Creation of Modernity book by Troy Thomas and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)
Troy Thomas is associate professor of humanities and art history at The Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg. "
© 2003-2020. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687