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Use this mobile app to whet your appetite and explore the Columbus Museum of Art’s exclusive Caravaggio exhibition. Caravaggio: Behold the Man! The Influence of a Revolutionary Realist is only on view in the United States at the Columbus Museum of Art, and offers a rare opportunity to view the work of the Italian Baroque master. Caravaggio revolutionized the art world with his dramatic lighting, staging and distinctively realistic style. Ecce Homo (Behold the Man), lent by the Musei di Strada Nuova – Palazzo Bianco, Genoa, Italy will be the centerpiece of this exclusive exhibition organized by CMA. Underscoring his remarkable influence upon his contemporaries will be ten other paintings—images of saints and sinner alike, lent from major Ohio museums and one private collection.
--> Exclusive video – Why Caravaggio was such an innovator from the perspective of contemporary artists and critics
--> Images – A complete image gallery of all eleven paintings in the Caravaggio exhibition
--> Biography – Bio of Caravaggio and the Italian master’s colorful life
--> Context – How Caravaggio influenced his generation and why he is still influencing artists, photographers and filmmakers today including filmmaker Martin Scorsese
Caravaggio: Behold the Man! commemorates the City of Columbus’ Bicentennial through the celebration of the continuing international partnership between sister cities Columbus, Ohio and Genoa, Italy. The exhibition runs from October 21, 2011 – February 4, 2012.
This is the first mobile app from the Columbus Museum of Art. The app also includes information about visiting Columbus Museum of Art, upcoming exhibitions and ways to connect with CMA.