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Our Review

Old World Italy On Our Doorstep

When I think of Renaissance Italy, I think of the Old Masters. The talented painters who sometimes lead and even became symbols of religious reform. I think of Caravaggio challenging the status quo, going against the norm in his commissions for the clergy, but eventually breaking free from those commissions and from the confines of each city he visited. I think of the paintings, the detail, the light and where they are currently on display, in preeminent museums around the world and old churches throughout Italy, and most of all, I think of what they represent. …