Art Talks: Michelangelo Merisi Da Caravaggio
Approximate running time: 2 hours
565 Camano Avenue
PO Box 52
Langley WA 98260
Caravaggio has the longest rap sheet of any major artist. He carried weapons without a permit, assaulted a waiter, and even killed a foe in a brawl. Yet his dramatic lighting and use of authentic lower-class models in altarpieces such as The Calling of St. Matthew (1600) conveyed intense expressive power and revolutionized the art of the Baroque period.