Inherent Revolution: Why the artist was the first to make paintings of timeless mass appeal

by Claudio STRINATI Caravaggio inevitably attracts us because we sense that his life and art are tightly, inextricably connected.  At one time, the explanation for this fact seemed straightforward: He lived a tragic, challenging life, withstanding many difficulties, which manifested itself in the extreme (some say grotesque) power of his art filled with violence, inescapable […]