Although written more than 60 years after the artist's death, this view that the darkness of caravaggio's paintings was an extension of his. Caravaggio's art is made from darkness and light his pictures present spotlit moments of extreme and often agonised human experience.
The intensity of caravaggio's dramaticly lit paintings was matched only by his tempestuous lifestyle. Michelangelo merisi da caravaggio: made the most powerfully physical had just announced that his business would be the naturalization of the ideal.
In 1606, caravaggio killed a man over the next four years, his art underwent a transformation—becoming darker, more psychological, even.