EXHIBITION DEDICATED TO CARAVAGGIO: ON DISPLAY 20 MASTERPIECES TOGETHER FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER
Milan hosts one of the unmissable events of 2017: an exhibition dedicated to Caravaggio, which is a real journey into the works of the artist who more than others can still arouse enthusiasm among the public, and whose works are considered timeless masterpieces. The exhibition entitled “Inside Caravaggio” is on view at the Palazzo Reale until January 28th 2018, and is already a sensational event, since before the opening 60,000 entrance tickets had already been booked.
Actually, if you want to visit the exhibition you’d better arrange your visit in advance, in order to avoid long queues at the entrance, and to know how to do, read my post containing the information about the exhibition dedicated to Caravaggio in Milan.
In this post, instead, I’ll tell you 3 reasons why you should see Caravaggio’s paintings on exhibition in Milan.
SECRETS AND MYSTERIES OF CARAVAGGIO
The exhibition dedicated to Caravaggio in Milan is the result of recent researches on the paintings painted by the artist, which allowed you to understand in depth both the technique and the development of some important masterpieces.
For this reason you can see the exhibition in 3 different ways, which are the reasons why this is an unmissable event.
1. CARAVAGGIO’S WORKS
The first good reason why you should visit the exhibition dedicated to Caravaggio is to admire his works, because in Milan there are only his great masterpieces.
This is not an exhibition made up of comparisons with other artists; rather this exhibition is dedicated to Caravaggio from the first room to the last one.
2. CARAVAGGIO’S TECHNIQUE
The second good reason why you should visit the exhibition is to discover the technique used by Caravaggio to create his works, discovering the novelties emerged from the researches carried out before this exhibition.
Behind each painting there’s a multimedia device in which the technical features of the painting are summarized.
Basically, on the one side there’s the artwork, and on the other you can see what the masterpiece hides inside, and also to understand Caravaggio’s creative process and his changes of heart in developing the composition.
3. CARAVAGGIO’S LIFE
The third reason why you should see this exhibition is that you can discover new aspects of Caravaggio’s life.
In fact, the exhibition is an array of great masterpieces, but also of documents and quotes scattered along the journey, and which allows you to discover the man behind the artist.
Among the documents a very curious one stands out: the inventory of Caravaggio’s goods where you can find a guitar, a violin and two earrings you can recognize in his paintings.
READ ALSO: The life of Caravaggio, 5 things to know.
CARAVAGGIO ON EXHIBITION: TICKETS AND INFORMATIONS
Milan, Palazzo Reale, Piazza Duomo
From 29 september 2017 to 28 january 2018
Open: tuesday, wednesday, sunday from 9,30 to 20,00; thursday, friday and saturday from 9.30 to 22.30; monday from 14,30 to 22,30.
Tickets: € 13,00.
Infoline: tel. 02/92800375 – www.vivaticket.it