Utrecht, Caravaggio and Europe
Explore the World of the Caravaggisti!
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Caravaggio as Influencer - Caravaggisti as Followers
Who are the Caravaggisti?
What the young and savage painters learned from Caravaggio
The Idea behind "Utrecht, Caravaggio and Europe"
Art Historian and Curator Dr. Bernd Ebert tells us about the exhibition
Meet the artists
Hendrick ter Brugghen
1588 - 1629
Gerard van Honthorst
1592 - 1656
Dirck van Baburen
c. 1592/93 - 1624
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
1571 - 1610
Follow in the tracks of the Caravaggisti
Utrecht, Caravaggio und Europa | Trailer
"For Rome, more than other places, is the city that is often the goal of the painter's journey, being the head of the schools of painting."
Karel van Mander, Het schilder-boeck, 1604
Rome - hot spot of the art world
Utrecht - the art centre of the Netherlands
A virtual tour of the exhibition
Alte Pinakothek, Bavarian State Painting Collections
Into the night
Lust and vice, fraud and debt: the Roman nightlife around 1600 was packed with sins and sinners - and the Caravaggisti didn't gloss over anything
Desire and Debauchery
Jag and Degeneration
The Merry Drinker
Cheat and Trickery
Cardsharps and Fortune Teller
Temptation and Deceit
The Fortune Teller
Out of the dark and into the light
The play of light and shadow in the works of Caravaggio and the Caravaggisti
Loud Derision and Silent Suffering
The Mocking of Christ
Light and Shadow of Truth
Christ before the High Priest
With God's Help
The Liberation of St. Peter
Explore the details in the masterpieces
Lament and Mourning
The Entombment of Christ
Prometheus being chained by Vulcan
Art brought to life
"Personal Empowerment". A musical tour through the exhibition in cooperation with the Bavarian State Opera's Opera Studio
Gamblers and soldiers, drinkers and tricksters - coming to life in modern Munich
Caravaggio moves - "Fokus Tanz" at the Alte Pinakothek
A contemporary perspective
Young international artists from the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich took a current look at the style and themes of the exhibited paintings. They dealt with the stylistic features of Caravaggism in front of the originals.
A glance into the studio
The annual exbition MMXIX of the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich
"Caravaggio's works are that concise that we can still today easily comprehend the situation."
"I didn't want to show the role, I wanted to show the person behind it."
"Objects that create shadows also create a different area of light."
"I try to respond spontaneously to the painting."
"I want people to notice the distance to reality or any kind of truth."
Tempted by music
Harmony and Happiness
Concerts and Musicians
Buoyant and Cheerful
Listening to pictures
Young international composers create new soundtracks for each artwork in the exhibition
St. Peter Reading
The Entombment of Christ
Christ among the Doctors
Christ Driving the Money Changers from the Temple
The Crucifixion with the Virgin and Saint John
Behind the scenes: the making of the compositions
"The picture itself is the composer, I'm merely supporting."
"A room that makes you hear and see at the same time."
"The approach of art is always to place it in a timeless frame."
"This is not simply a beautiful picture, it contains a whole world of stories."
Honthorst in 60 seconds
Curator Dr. Bernd Ebert on Gerard van Honthorst's "Debauched Student"
#Kunstminute | Bernd Ebert: Gerard van Honthorst, Der liederliche Student
The paintings, up close
Take a look at some of the most beautiful works by the Caravaggisti
Behind the scenes: in the restorer's workshop
Restorers from Munich and Utrecht show their work
"Christ with the Crown of Thorns" at Munich
Bartolomeo Manfredi: Christi with the Crown of Thorns, Alte Pinakothek Munich
"The Rich Man and the Poor Lazarus" at Utrecht
Hendrick ter Brugghen: The Rich Man and the Poor Lazarus, Centraal Museum Utrecht
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