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San Diego Museum Of Art- Trip To LACMA: Bodies & Shadows


  • WHEN Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 7:30 a.m.
  • WHERE San Diego Museum of Art, 1450 El Prado, San Diego
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST $85 - $95

Bodies and Shadows: Caravaggio and His Legacy introduces the work of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610), one of the most popular artists of the past, who rivaled in fame both Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci. The stories of Caravaggio's life are legend - more myth than history - describing traits of personality, including passion and brutality, that came to describe the unique qualities of his work. He revolutionized painting in Rome at the end of the 16th century and beginning of the 17th century.

The exhibition, made up of 56 works, including a record eight works by Caravaggio himself, covers the evolution of his style. Caravaggio's legacy is expressed in works by about 20 artists from Italy, Spain, France, and the Netherlands, who carried into the late 17th century the strangeness, beauty, and raw emotion of his work.

Ticket prices include the bus, entrance to the Los Angeles Museum of Art, and a guided tour. To reserve your space, contact Bethany Burke or call 619.696.1962.

Sponsored by the Museum Docent Council.

Cost: $85 members/$95 nonmembers

Location: The San Diego Museum of Art: 1450 El Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA. Google Map

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