Ottavio Leoni, portrait of Caravaggio. Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.
See why this bad-boy artist is still getting attention, centuries after his death. Today would have been the 445th birthday of Italian Baroque painter Caravaggio. He died young, at just 38, but the world remains captivated by his dramatically-lit canvases, which often depict brutal violence and other disturbing scenes. (…)
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