quinta-feira, outubro 01, 2009
fotograma do site de Caravaggio, curta metragem de José Maria Vaz da Silva
At the Galleria Borghese an unprecedented encounter between Caravaggio and Bacon From
From October 1, 2009 to January 14, 2010, the Galleria Borghese will celebrate the quatercentenary of Caravaggio’s death by displaying his masterpieces together with twenty paintings by one of the great artists of the second half of the twentieth century, Francis Bacon, whose birth centenary of falls this year. These two extreme figures have entered the collective imagination as “accursed” artists, who expressed the torment of existence in their painting with equal intensity and creative brilliance.
Caravaggio, Negazione di Pietro, 1609-1610, Francis Bacon, Tryptich August 1972, 1972
posted by Luís Miguel Dias quinta-feira, outubro 01, 2009