After Caravaggio: Painting in Grand-Ducal Florence

After Caravaggio: Painting in Grand-Ducal Florence

Delve into Baroque art history through the expert guidance of Stanford University School of Humanities and Sciences Assistant Professor Dr. Morten Steen Hansen, who specializes in 15th through 18th century European art. What is Florentine Baroque? In the capital of the Grand Duchy, after 1600 painters presented competing versions of what defined a uniquely Tuscan style. Some pictured beautiful sculptural figures, echoing Michelangelo and the Florentine Renaissance, whereas others, inspired by the recent example of Caravaggio, had less idealizing ideas about the human body, tied to its functions and sexuality

Talks
May 24, 2014 5 – 6 pm
$5 General
$5 Members
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