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Unformatted text preview: Cameron Miller 9:00 MW Caravaggio Art is one of the greatest forms of expression. It is a visual opinion, standing its ground as time blurs on past. It can mature along with its audience. A great piece of art could be painted into existence to represent one ideal and, as centuries pass, could end up representing something completely different. Then of course there is the art that completely relies on the artist rather than the viewer. The masterpieces that were painted to represent one idea, to depict one scene, to show such emotion that neither time nor interpretation could ever change the artist’s original intent. It is the latter that I believe Caravaggio is able to achieve through his artistic brilliance. During his career span of only about ten years, Caravaggio painted some of the most infamous and influential pieces of art of all time. His willingness to try out new techniques and eagerness to experiment with the subjects he painted made his paintings very unique. He was able to incorporate light and dark, with the subjects he painted made his paintings very unique....
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