By James MacLean
In November, LACMA is pleased to present the U.S. premiere of Bodies and Shadows: Caravaggio and His Legacy, an exhibition devoted to the legacy of one of the most influential painters in European history, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. In this exhibition an unprecedented eight paintings by Caravaggio himself will be shown together for the first time in California along with paintings documenting his influence on a host of painters from throughout Europe, including Georges de La Tour, Gerrit van Honthorst, Diego Velázquez, and Simon Vouet. For more information, visit our online press room or view the full release here: Bodies and Shadows: Caravaggio and His Legacy press release.
The exhibition was co-organized by LACMA, the Musée Fabre, Montpellier, the Musée des Augustins, Toulouse, and the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, under the auspices of FRAME (French Regional American Museum Exchange), an international consortium to which all four museum belong.
Join us on Wednesday, November 7, from 10am-noon, at the Bodies and Shadows: Caravaggio and His Legacy press preview, your invitation is below. Please RSVP by Thursday, November 1 to email@example.com or call 323 857-6522.
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