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Daily Archives: November 24th, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving

  CARAVAGGIO’S The Supper at Emmaus, completed in 1601, is a painting of astonishing drama. Resurrected to life, a youthful, serene-looking Christ, in the act of blessing a meal, reveals himself to two of his disciples who recognize his characteristic gestures. Notice the autumnal basket of fruit, which reminds me of a Thanksgiving feast, teetering on the edge of the table, […]