Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane
“This book resees its subject with rare clarity and power as a painter for the 21st century.”—Hilary Spurling, New York Times Book ReviewIn a bravura performance, Andrew Graham-Dixon explores Caravaggio’s staggering artistic achievements, delving into the original Italian sources to create a masterful profile of the mercurial painter. This New York Times and Washington Post Notable Book of the Year features more than eighty full-color reproductions of the artist’s best paintings.
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Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and ProfaneUser Review - Book Verdict
New publications (e.g., Michael Fried's The Moment of Caravaggio and John T. Spike's Caravaggio) continue to appear in commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the death of Caravaggio. This one takes ... Read full review
CARAVAGGIO: A Life Sacred and ProfaneUser Review - Kirkus
Expansive life of the masterful yet mercurial artist.Even though he apprenticed and served in several studios, Caravaggio (1571-1610) painted according to his own rules, updating Bible stories with ... Read full review