Hartford - posted Nov, 21 2012
The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art will bring together five of Caravaggio’s extraordinary paintings in an exhibition that traces his tremendous influence on 17th century European art. On view from March 8 – June 16, 2013 at the Wadsworth Atheneum and currently on view at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, "Burst of Light" is the first exhibition in more than 25 years to explore the legacy of this Italian Baroque master. Burst of Light will feature works by French, Flemish, Italian and Spanish painters who were influenced by Caravaggio. The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art is located at 600 Main St. in Hartford. The museum is open Wednesdays to Fridays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the first Thursday of every month 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Visit www.wadsworthatheneum.org for more information.