PBS NewsHour

Conversation: 'Caravaggio: a Life Sacred and Profane'

Clip: 12/02/2011 | 10m 27s

Michelangelo Caravaggio was one of the great painters in the history of Western art. He also remains one of the most mysterious and elusive of artistic geniuses. A new biography by Andrew Graham-Dixon, "Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane," wrestles with the man, his times and his work.

Aired: 12/02/11

Rating: NR

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