Art History: The Style and Aesthetics of Caravaggio & Raphael: Comparisons and Contrasts

05/11/2017 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM ET

Category

Lectures

Admission

  • $25.00

Summary

Presented by John Coppola, MFA, MA.

Description

Raphael, another of the 16th century’s universal artists, was a master at creating harmonious compositions in which colors, while beautiful, were secondary to the clarity of form and flowing lines. Caravaggio, the most influential painter of the Early Baroque period, and the artist who established tenebrism (the bright illumination of a scene out of darkness) as a common feature of Baroque painting. They work and style will be compared and analyzed for a deeper appreciation of each artist. Presented by Professor John Coppola, MFA, MA. Light reception will precede the lecture at 6:30pm. All lectures will begin promptly at 7:00pm. Must register in advance and prepay. Members $20 – Non-Members $25.