Baroque Masters of Light and Shadow

2016/06/01 ~ 2019/06/30

“Baroque Masters of Light and Shadow” features three major themes “The 17th Century – An Age of Transition”, “Wizards of Light and Shadow”, “The Magic of Light and Shadow”. We will begin with a description of the historical background and impact of 17th century Baroque art. This will be followed by an introduction of the five most representative Baroque masters: Caravaggio, Rembrandt, De La Tour (1593-1652), Vermeer, and Bernini. The goal is to discover the influence of light and shadow through an appreciation of the works of venerable masters and further explore the intriguing charm of the world of light and shadow in our daily lives.