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Saturday, July 7, 2012

Art historians say drawings are lost Caravaggio works

Caravaggio claims spark art world spatCaravaggio claims spark art world spat Updated: 04:40, Sunday July 8, 2012 Two researchers say they've found dozens of early drawings by Caravaggio, but many experts have responded with scepticism to the startling claim. The researchers say they found more
Sky News Australia ( 7/7/2012 10:44:06 AM -08:00 )

100 works of renaissance artist Caravaggio found
100 works of renaissance artist Caravaggio foundRome: A team of art historians has claimed to have discovered 100 previously unknown drawings and paintings by renaissance giant Caravaggio and has published the finds in two e-books. Caravaggio, whose full name was Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, more
Zee News ( 7/7/2012 5:28:50 AM -08:00 )

Caravaggio 'discovery' draws skeptics
AP July 7, 2012 Two Italian art historians claim to have discovered as many as 100 works, most of them drawings, by a very young Caravaggio in a collection long attributed to a master Milanese artist he studied under while a boy in the late 1500s. more
Victoria Times Colonist ( 7/7/2012 3:53:09 AM -08:00 )

Authors find 100 new Caravaggio works in Italy
Authors find 100 new Caravaggio works in ItalyCarvaggio, who led a tumultuous short-lived life, set a new standard for Western art. (File photo) By Steve Scherer Italian art experts say they have discovered about 100 previously unknown sketches and paintings by Caravaggio, the Italian baroque more
Al-Arabiya ( 7/7/2012 3:25:31 AM -08:00 )

Art historians mainly used photos, not originals, in search for boyhood
Art historians mainly used photos, not originals, in search for boyhoodROME - Caravaggio was notorious for his brawling, so it might be fitting that a claim by two Italian art historians that they discovered as many as 100 drawings by the painter in his boyhood has sparked an art world uproar. The researchers say they more
Winnipeg Free Press ( 7/6/2012 6:52:47 PM -08:00 )

Caravaggio claims spark Italian art world spat
Caravaggio claims spark Italian art world spatAP Francesca Rossi, curator in charge of the Sforzesco Castle drawings collection, looks at a work by Umberto Boccioni, in the same room where sketches by mannerist painter Simone Peterzano are preserved, in Milan, Friday, July 6, 2012. more
Inquirer.net (blog) ( 7/6/2012 5:34:14 PM -08:00 )

Scholars Doubt 'Rediscovered' Caravaggio Drawings
ROME — As grand academic claims go, the researchers who say they have found dozens of drawings by the young Caravaggio chose a rather unorthodox way of making theirs. On Friday the researchers, Maurizio Bernardelli Curuz and Adriana Conconi Fedrigolli, more
New York Times ( 7/6/2012 3:49:43 PM -08:00 )

Art world debates claim of 100 Caravaggio works
Caravaggio, known for causing more than a few brawls in his day, has started another spat in the art world. Italian art historians claim to have discovered as many as 100 student works by a young Caravaggio that, if proven to be authentic, more
Los Angeles Times ( 7/6/2012 10:44:16 AM -08:00 )

Did authors really find huge trove of previously undiscovered Caravaggios?
Did authors really find huge trove of previously undiscovered Caravaggios?"Study of a Head" sketch found in the Sforzesco Castle in Milan has been attributed to the young Caravaggio by art historians Maurizio Bernardelli Curuz and Adriana Conconi Fedrigoli. By Claudio Lavanga, NBC News ROME -- You wait ages hoping to more
msnbc.com (blog) ( 7/6/2012 6:40:35 AM -08:00 )

Art world divided over Caravaggio 100 works discovery
Art world divided over Caravaggio 100 works discoveryThe art world is divided over claims that 100 previously unrecognised sketches and paintings by Caravaggio, worth 700 million euros (£556 million), have been discovered in a castle in Milan. By Nick Squires in Rome The row came as the newly more
Telegraph.co.uk ( 7/6/2012 6:29:36 AM -08:00 )

New find claimed to be Old Master
THE art world was rocked by controversy yesterday after two Italian experts claimed to have discovered 100 drawings by the young Caravaggio in an archive of his former master. The sketches and several paintings, worth about $750 million, were found in more
The Australian ( 7/6/2012 6:03:42 AM -08:00 )

Shadowy master at the heart of a fresh art mystery
Shadowy master at the heart of a fresh art mysteryCaravaggio's Supper at Emmaus, 1601 (left). Italian art historians claimed to have found 100 previously unknown works by the artist. Photo: Theresa Ambrose IT IS either the artistic find of the century or, quite frankly, an embarrassing mistake. more
The Age ( 7/6/2012 6:01:12 AM -08:00 )

100 `Caravaggio sketches` found in Milan castle
100 `Caravaggio sketches` found in Milan castleNew Delhi: A team of historians have stumbled upon 100 unknown sketches by master artist Caravaggio hidden in a castle in Milan. The sketches, which were previously undiscovered, are roughly estimated at £560m. The sketches were found among the other more
Zee News ( 7/6/2012 4:47:54 AM -08:00 )

New art works by young Caravaggio uncovered
New art works by young Caravaggio uncoveredROME: Italian art experts have reportedly discovered around 100 drawings and a number of paintings by the Renaissance master Caravaggio in a find that could be worth over $860 million (DH3,16 billion). Maurizio Bernardelli Curuz and Adriana Conconi more
gulfnews.com ( 7/6/2012 3:37:11 AM -08:00 )

'Lost' Caravaggio Works Found In Milan Castle
Up to 100 works by the artist when he was studying under Simone Peterzano are thought to be in the Milanese artist's collection. Two Italian art historians claim to have found up to 100 works by Caravaggio in a collection attributed to a Milanese more
Sky News ( 7/6/2012 3:28:19 AM -08:00 )

Experts discover 100 Caravaggios
It is either the artistic find of the century or, quite frankly, an embarrassing mistake. Italian art historians claimed Thursday to have found 100 previously unknown works by Caravaggio. The sketches and paintings, if proved to be authentic, more
Ottawa Citizen ( 7/6/2012 2:16:15 AM -08:00 )

Incredible discovery or embarrassing mistake? Experts question claims that 100
Incredible discovery or embarrassing mistake? Experts question claims that 100By Daily Mail Reporter Italian art experts say they have discovered 100 previously unknown sketches and paintings by Caravaggio, worth an estimated 700 million euros. Only 90 paintings by Caravaggio, who died in 1610 in his late 30s after a turbulent more
Daily Mail ( 7/6/2012 12:43:17 AM -08:00 )

'Early Caravaggio' drawings found
Two Italian art historians are claiming to have identified dozens of drawings as those of a very young Caravaggio in a collection of works of a master painter under whom he studied in the late 1500s. There was no immediate way to verify the claim. more
Belfast Telegraph ( 7/6/2012 12:12:53 AM -08:00 )

Authors claim discovery of new Caravaggios
Authors claim discovery of new CaravaggiosTwo Italian art historians say they have discovered some 100 previously unknown works by the Renaissance master Caravaggio. Their claim has met with some skepticism from other art experts in Italy. The works, which include drawings and some paintings, more
Deutsche Welle ( 7/6/2012 12:09:24 AM -08:00 )

Art historians claim to find new Caravaggio works
Art historians claim to find new Caravaggio worksWorld Newsday > News Print Aa Art historians claim to find new Caravaggio works Published: July 5, 2012 10:47 PM By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ROME - Two Italian art historians claim to have discovered as many as 100 works, most of them drawings, more
Newsday ( 7/5/2012 7:58:30 PM -08:00 )

Alex Boyd brings 'blue-eyed' soul to Essence

By Rebecca Thomas D'Angelo made headlines last month when he joined Questlove onstage at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Tennessee for a surprise jam session, and the veteran singer continued his comeback with a full performance at the Essence more
MTV.com (blog) ( 7/7/2012 1:29:00 PM -08:00 )

D'Angelo woos crowd at Essence Fest
(Rolling Stone) -- An impossibly high-pitched "aaahh" ascended from a churchy organ vamp, proclaiming D'Angelo's arrival on the biggest stage he has played since his legendary Voodoo tour. Clad in rugged boots, leather vest and trademark tanktop (all more
CNN ( 7/7/2012 10:40:17 AM -08:00 )

D'Angelo Woos Stadium Crowd At Essence Fest
DBy Alex Spoto D'Angelo performs during the 2012 Essence Music Festival at Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana on July 6, 2012. An impossibly high-pitched "aaahh" ascended from a churchy organ vamp, proclaiming D'Angelo's arrival on the more
RollingStone.com ( 7/7/2012 9:38:37 AM -08:00 )

New TV show is about 'positive black family'
New TV show is about AP Image Credit: AP FILE - This April 10, 2011 file photo shows actress Tempestt Bledsoe arriving at the 2011 TV Land Awards in New York. Bledsoe says she's thrilled to be returning to network television on a show that portrays "a positive black more
gulfnews.com ( 7/7/2012 9:07:34 AM -08:00 )

D'Angelo Jams, Shakes Off The Past At Essence Fest
DBy Rebecca Thomas NEW ORLEANS -- At the Essence Music Festival presented by Coca-Cola on Friday night, I couldn't help but think there was something poignant about D'Angelo taking the stage for the latest in a season of comeback concerts in the same more
MTV.com ( 7/7/2012 8:07:10 AM -08:00 )

Essence fest: D'Angelo disappoints, but Songz is strong
Essence fest: DNEW ORLEANS – Three notes of intrigue loomed over the annual Essence Music Festival that opened here Friday in the Superdome and was expected to draw more than 200000 contemporary R&B fans during its three-night run: What would former R&B star D'Angelo more
USA TODAY ( 7/7/2012 4:44:10 AM -08:00 )

At Essence Music Festival, a Mercurial D'Angelo
At Essence Music Festival, a Mercurial DBy BEN RATLIFF Matthew Hinton/The Times-Picayune, via Associated PressD'Angelo performed at the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans on Friday night. NEW ORLEANS — The R&B singer D'Angelo came back from 12 years of silence with a run of concerts in more
New York Times (blog) ( 7/7/2012 12:44:24 AM -08:00 )

Photo Gallery: 2012 Essence Music Festival
By: AP Photos from the 2012 Essence Music Festival at the Mercedes Benz Superdome on July 6, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. As in years past, the festival tackles themes of importance to African Americans, such as education and the coming presidential more
Salt Lake Tribune ( 7/6/2012 6:56:55 PM -08:00 )

Cosby star: New show about 'positive black family'
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Actress Tempestt Bledsoe says she's thrilled to be returning to network television on a show that portrays "a positive black family" similar to the long-running hit sitcom she was part of for roughly eight years — "The Cosby Show. more
Seattle Post Intelligencer ( 7/6/2012 6:52:54 PM -08:00 )

2012 Essence Music Festival Kicks Off In New Orleans
By Rebecca Thomas The 2012 Essence Music Festival kicked off on Thursday in New Orleans, bringing the "party with a purpose" to the Crescent City. This year's event promises a stirring comeback performance by D'Angelo as well as key sets from stars more
MTV.com (blog) ( 7/6/2012 12:51:13 PM -08:00 )

2012 ESSENCE Music Festival Opening Press Conference Celebrated The 'Power of
STORY SUMMARYESSENCE, the preeminent lifestyle publication for African-American women, officially kicked off the 2012 ESSENCE Musical Festival in New Orleans on July 5 during the ESSENCE Music Festival opening press conference. more
MarketWatch (press release) ( 7/6/2012 7:00:54 AM -08:00 )

Rising R&B stars debut at Essence Fest in Big Easy
NEW ORLEANS — The first of four nights spotlighting R&B music kicked off Thursday with performances at the Essence Music Festival by industry newcomers, including the Disney Channel's Coco Jones and rapper Diggy Simmons. Opening day was all about more
CBS News ( 7/6/2012 4:43:04 AM -08:00 )

Celebrities head to New Orleans for Essence Fest
By Stacey Plaisance on July 06, 2012 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Actresses Tempestt Bledsoe and Vanessa Williams are among the celebrities in New Orleans for the Essence Music Festival. Bledsoe is best known for her role as Vanessa on the long-running hit more
Businessweek ( 7/6/2012 3:19:02 AM -08:00 )

Essence Music Festival 2012: 'Youth Day' Kicks Off In New Orleans
By CHEVEL JOHNSON and STACEY PLAISANCE 07/05/12 03:23 PM ET NEW ORLEANS -- The Essence Music Festival kicked off Thursday with events geared for the young. Organizers planned to hold talks at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on crime, more
Huffington Post ( 7/5/2012 2:39:26 PM -08:00 )

Coca-Cola Wants Festival Goers to 'Move, Groove and Enjoy' During This Year's
For the past 17 years, Coca-Cola has proudly been the Presenting Sponsor of the ESSENCE Music Festival; and this year is no exception, as the Company invites everyone to 'Move, Groove, and Enjoy' during the Festival, July 6-8. more
MarketWatch (press release) ( 7/5/2012 12:49:39 PM -08:00 )

Essence 'youth day' kicks off in New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS — The Essence Music Festival kicked off Thursday with events geared for the young. Organizers planned to hold talks at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on crime, education and other issues affecting today's youth as a prelude to teen more
CBS News ( 7/5/2012 11:55:28 AM -08:00 )

Ford Drives into New Orleans for Fourth Consecutive Year as Exclusive
DEARBORN, Mich., July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Ford will take part in the 2012 Essence Music Festival for the fourth consecutive year as the exclusive automotive partner of the event. The festival has been billed as the largest African more
MarketWatch (press release) ( 7/5/2012 11:06:02 AM -08:00 )

Essence Fest: When Is a Music Festival Not About Music?
Essence Fest: When Is a Music Festival Not About Music?By Lily Rothman | @lilyrothman | July 5, 2012 | + New Orleans, the birthplace of jazz, has a longstanding relationship with music—music contributes to the city's sense of history as well as the present-day atmosphere of the region. more
TIME ( 7/5/2012 4:00:56 AM -08:00 )

OMG: Queen Aretha to be crowned
July 5, 2012 - 4:15am By AP NEW ORLEANS — One of the premier music festivals celebrating black culture and music is branching out, extending its footprint in its 18th year to embrace the next generation of artists while still trumpeting veterans such more
TheChronicleHerald.ca ( 7/5/2012 1:50:01 AM -08:00 )

The US Army Showcases Its Talents At The 2012 Essence Music Festival
NEW ORLEANS, July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The US Army will participate in the Essence Music Festival, the nation's largest annual African-American event celebrating Black music and culture, July 5 - 9 in New Orleans. more
MarketWatch (press release) ( 7/4/2012 9:03:07 PM -08:00 )