The Religious Art of Caravaggio
An all-day presentation on the favourite painter of Pope Francis and one of the most controversial artists in the history of art.
Caravaggio had rich and famous patrons - two were Cardinals, one the nephew of a Pope. Yet he was often in trouble with the law and even accused of killing a man.
He fled to Malta where he became a Knight of Malta and then painted a great masterpiece - the Beheading of John the Baptist..
This day with be an opportunity to discuss his paintings, use them for meditation and explore his relationship to the Jesuits.
Bring your own lunch. Tea, coffee, biscuits provided