art 500 700 word discussion on rembrandt vs caravaggio

In this Discussion, you will post a 500-750 word analysis in which you will compare the work of Caravaggio and Rembrandt, then explain which of these two artists you find to be more powerful or moving. You will justify your opinions based on key ideas and concepts from the reading and videos, as well as your own ideas and insights.

  1. Post an image of a painting by the artist you selected and explain how it is a good example of the artist’s overall style and approach to painting.
  2. What about it do you like most? The formal characteristics? The narrative? The content? Explain your choice.
  3. What personal and/or societal forces drove the artist you selected to approach their work in such a unique and powerful way? Briefly describe and explain them.
  4. Why do you prefer the artist you selected over the other artist? Explain your reasoning.

On the document I have attached more information on the discussion with videos on Rembrandt and Caravaggio.