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Short films inspired by Caravaggio

Caravaggio’s First Public Commission (4:00)

Filmed in the magnificent Contarelli Chapel in the church of San Luigi dei Francesi in Rome, Rector François Bousquet and other experts explain why the paintings that hang here were so significant in Caravaggio’s career.

The Followers of Caravaggio (3:55)

Exhibition curator Letizia Treves and art historian Helen Langdon give an overview of the extent of Caravaggio’s influence on artists in the first half of the 17th century.

Mat Collishaw on Caravaggio (4:01)

Celebrated artist Mat Collishaw – a key figure in the important generation of British artists who emerged from Goldsmiths, University of London in the late 1980s – reveals the influence of Caravaggio on his work.