A Life Sacred and Profane
W. W. Norton & Company, Hardcover, 9780393081497, 514pp.
Publication Date: September 12, 2011
In the tradition of John Richardson's Picasso, a commanding new biography of the Italian master's tumultuous life and mysterious death.
About the Author
Andrew Graham-Dixon has presented six landmark series on art for the BBC, including the acclaimed "A History of British Art, Renaissance" and "Art of Eternity", as well as numerous individual documentaries on art and artists. For more than twenty years he has published a weekly column on art, first in the "Independent" and, more recently, in the "Sunday Telegraph". He has written a number of acclaimed books, on subjects ranging from medieval painting and sculpture to the art of the present, including "Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane, Art: The Definitive Visual Guide, " and "Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel".