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Joyce MacPhee

Arts Writer

Joyce MacPhee is an Ottawa writer with a passion for the arts, and a habit for staying up far too late!

Write On Ottawa: The Artist and the Assassin reflects the dramatic life and death of Caravaggio

Ottawa author Mark Frutkin was drawn to write about the Baroque Italian artist Caravaggio (1571-1610) because he was intrigued with the parallels between the artist’s artwork and life. “It was definitely this dark and light aspect that fascinated me,” explains Frutkin. “Caravaggio’s character was so reflected in his artwork. He was brilliant and creative. But […]