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The Caravaggio exhibition finally arrived!!

Hosted by the Consul of the Mexico City Museums & Exhibitions Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Sun 25 Mar 11:00 - 12:30

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The Italian artist is considered the first great exponent of Baroque painting and you can enjoy it from today at the Museo Nacional deL Arte (MUNAL).

The exhibition is called "Caravaggio, a work, a legacy".
Here we leave you 4 good reasons why you should know his work.

1.The exhibition will provide a multisensory experience through a multimedia installation of the 57 known works of the artist, projected on the floor and on the walls, with music by Claudio Strinati. The projection will last 48 minutes.
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2. The multimedia experience was created in Protected content the Palazzodell'Esposizione de Roma. According to information from El MUNAL, this Mexican site is the second museum that receives it.

3. Michelangelo Merisi Caravaggio devoted a good part of his time to religious painting, in which he depicted a very emotional Baroque.

4. In the painting David with the head of Goliath, he included his face in the leading figure of the scene.

And one more. Most of his works are quite dark and show the technique of chiaroscuro.

The 4 works that you can not miss
La Buona Ventura
It is one of the most appreciated paintings. Portrays a gypsy woman who reads a young man's hand.
In Greek mythology, "Medusa" means "guardian or protector"; She was a Gorgon, a monster and the daughter of Phorcys and Ceto. It is said that looking directly at her would make stone to the spectators.

God Bacchus
A muscular and attractive young man with yellow skin and discolored lips. It could be a self-portrait of Caravaggio in the hospital, where he was interned because of the wounds received by the kick of a horse.

Boy bitten by a lizard
For the first time in art, Caravaggio dared to capture the boy's pain through his facial expression.