Review on Art: The Calling of Saint Matthew

The Calling of Saint Matthew (1599–1600) Caravaggio’s technique was one that highlighted realism through which he remained faithful to truthful details and never beyond that normally seen. He created a type of realism that gripped the spectator’s attention to the symbolic meaning of the detailed content of the composition. His figures thus now became the … Read more

Poetics of Blood In Caravaggio’s Paintings

The story of Caravaggio is a unique tale, but then again – what artists’ is not? As analyzed by David M. Stone, there is a little mystery in Caravaggio’s “story”, and blood plays a large role throughout. All things considered, I believe that Stone discusses too much about the blood, overanalyzing and exhausting the idea, … Read more