Italian Lecture Series: “Lowlife/Highbrow: Caravaggio, Bernini and the Art of Baroque Rome”

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The American Italian Cultural Center hosts a talk on the work of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio and Gian Lorenzo Bernini and the splendors of Baroque Rome.

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, _The Musicians_, c. 1595. Oil on canvas. Courtesy the [Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York]( http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/435844).

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, The Musicians, c. 1595. Oil on canvas. Courtesy the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

The American Italian Cultural Center (AICC) presents a lecture with art historian Gregory Waldrop, who is a professor at Loyola University. “Lowlife/Highbrow: Caravaggio, Bernini and the Art of Baroque Rome” looks at the works of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio and Gian Lorenzo Bernini in the context of 16th- and 17th-century Rome.

There is a suggested donation of $10 for this event. Free admission is offered to AICC members and students. To reserve a spot, visit Eventbrite.

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