Painting is light! -- Caravaggio
Caravaggio Vocazione Di San Matteo

Every artist knows the importance of light.  Only a small handful have become its master. His given name was Michelangelo Merisi, but because Italy already had a famous Michelangelo, Merisi’s hometown became his signature -- Caravaggio.  As a rebellious, violent…

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Light - A Radiant History from Creation to the Quantum Age
Light: A Radiant History. . .

Buy Bruce Watson’s new book, Light: A Radiant History from Creation to the Quantum Age, in hardcover or e-reader formats: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Indie Bound, or Powell’s.

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