Caravaggio, a renowned painter of the Baroque movement, is as well-known for his tumultuous life as for his innovative works. He was a master of chiaroscuro and his art often depicted raw and violent scenes, revolutionising classical representation. If you want to learn more about this artist who reshaped art history, check out our playlist!

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, otherwise known as Caravaggio (b. Caravaggio, Italy, 1571-1610) dominated the Italian Baroque period with his intense paintings of impassioned, dramatically-lit subjects.

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Know the Artist: Caravaggio
By: Several Circles
video - 30:00
Caravaggio: His life and style in three paintings
By: The National Gallery
video - 4:00
Caravaggio’s Nativity
By: Accessible art history
video - 15:50
Caravaggio’s Taking of Christ
By: Great Art Explained
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Differences between Renaissance and Baroque Art
By: Accessible art history
podcast - 31:56
Caravaggio the Murder or the Murdered ?
By: ArtCurious