Tag Archives: Walter F. Friedlaender

REALITY CHECK: AT THE NEXUS OF DEATH & LOVE

“The religion whose savior is born in the humblest circumstances, who during his three year pubic ministry consorted mainly with lowlifes, criminals, publicans and the possessed and whose harrowing death on the cross was, in the words of St. Paul, … Continue reading

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CONTESTS BETWEEN LIGHT AND GLOOM

The word ‘spectacular’ is not amiss because, although Caravaggio aimed at total realism, he wanted drama too. It was the secret of his instant, direct appeal to the Church, to collectors, to fellow artists, to the public, then and since. … Continue reading

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