Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio

Consisting of 40 reproductions, the exhibition dedicated to Caravaggio provides an overview of his artistic career, from his early years through to his later works. The artist transferred a new language onto the canvas which would revolutionise the concept of painting. For Caravaggio, it is light that creates the image and this is visible both in still lifes like Basket of Fruit and more complex works such as The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist.

Caravaggio casts his attentive gaze over the world and restores it to us in all its dramatic realism. Light comes to life from the shadows, enveloping the figures of saints and Madonnas in human beauty.