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Old Masters in New
Frames Film Series:
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Derek Jarman's bold portrait of Caravaggio tells the story of the scandalous Italian Baroque painter, played by Nigel Terry, and his muse and model, played by Tilda Swinton. Michael Cassin, director of the Center for Education in the Visual Arts at the Clark, will offer a scholarly critique of the film and the painter. Old Masters in New Frames is a free film series that pairs feature films about famous artists with scholarly interlocutors who put the work in context, offering an introduction and/or leading a post-film discussion.