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Prospect recommends: The best art this month

By Emma Crichton-Miller   October 2016

Surreal dream: James Ensor's The Intrigue (1980) ©DACS 2016

Beyond Caravaggio National Gallery, 12th October to 15th January 2017 When Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio reached Rome in the 1590s, his emotionally charged, dramatically lit paintings caused a sensation. One painter later wrote: “The painters then in Rome were so taken by the novelty, and the younger ones especially flocked to him and praised him alone as the only true imitator of nature, looking upon his works as miracles, they…

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