This program is over. Hope you didn't miss it! Browse other programs we offer Caravaggio: Rebel with a Paintbrush Daytime Program Noon Lecture/Seminar Friday, December 18, 2020 - 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. ET Add to calendar iCalendar Gmail Yahoo Mail Outlook Outlook.com Code: 1H0548 Location: This program is part of ourSmithsonian Associates Streaming series. Select your Tickets Resize text "Conversion on the Way to Damascus" by Caravaggio, 1601, Cerasi Chapel, Santa Maria del Popolo, Rome STREAMING PROGRAM INFORMATION This program is part of our Smithsonian Associates Streaming series. Platform: Zoom Online registration is required. If you register multiple individuals, you will be asked to supply individual names and email addresses so they can receive a Zoom link email. Please note that if there is a change in program schedule or a cancellation, we will notify you via email, and it will be your responsibility to notify other registrants in your group. Caravaggio was a genius, a scoundrel, an outlaw, and a murderer. His police record would take first place In a Who's Who of artists: His antisocial behavior earned him a police record that ran the gamut from throwing a plate of artichokes at a waiter to killing a man on a tennis court. As an artist he also stirred controversy, and although he painted some of the 17th century’s greatest masterpieces, he still provoked extremes of condemnation along with praise from his contemporaries. But above all, he was the greatest artist of his age, and remains one of the most influential and absorbing of all Italian painters. Art historian Elaine Ruffolo highlights how his canvases pulsed with forceful emotion, dramatic plays of light and shadow, and an unabashed embrace of realism. It was art that defied the ideal of beauty in painting that prevailed in his milieu. World Art History Certificate elective: Earn 1/2 credit* Patron Information Once registered, patrons should receive an automatic email confirmation from CustomerService@SmithsonianAssociates.org. Separate Zoom link information will be emailed closer to the date of the program. If you do not receive your Zoom link information 24 hours prior to the start of the program, please email Customer Service for assistance. View Common FAQs about our Streaming Programs on Zoom. *Enrolled participants in the World Art History Certificate Program receive 1/2 elective credit. Not yet enrolled? Learn about the program, its benefits, and how to register here.