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The Art of Realism
by John Varriano
Pennsylvania State Univ Pr

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Pub Date: 2006
Format: Paperback with bw & color illus.
Pages: 288 pp.
Size: 8.00 x 10.00 inches

ISBN: 9780271027180
TB Code: 1904291
Availability: 451 in stock

Caravaggio: The Art of Realism begins with a highly original investigation of the artist’s studio practices. In subsequent chapters, Varriano discusses Caravaggio’s response to the material culture of his day, his use of gesture and expression, and his eroticism and violence as well as other issues central to the painter’s legendary realism.

Caravaggio: The Art of Realism will appeal to students and the general reader as well as to specialists in the field. Varriano has a gift for presenting complex scholarship in a clear, accessible way. The book contains numerous color illustrations that will help readers experience Caravaggio’s art and follow the author’s informative discussion of such famed paintings as Love Victorious and David with the Head of Goliath.