FLORENCE.- CaravaggioMania is the multimedia guide to in-depth knowledge of the great master’s art! To mark the celebrations of the 400th Anniversary of Caravaggio’s death, Scala Group International presents CaravaggioMania, the application dedicated to one of the most admired Italian artists. Now available for iPhone and iPad. A large amount of recent research and scholarship, along with numerous exhibitions and papers probing the life and career of Michelangelo Merisi, alias Caravaggio, have confirmed growing worldwide interest in this artist’s painting and the pivotal role that painting has played in the history of art over the past four centuries.
The app is indispensable in gaining an in-depth knowledge of the great master’s art, as well as to retrace his footsteps whilst walking around Rome. It is a useful and fun tool for both art lovers and tourists about to visit the Italian capital!
CaravaggioMania for iPhone and iPad features:
* 40 videos with in-depth analysis of Caravaggio’s main artworks
* 40 informational texts highlighting key aspects of the art of Caravaggio
* 40 images with high-resolution zoom option
* an interactive video-panorama of the extraordinary Sala del Sileno, located in the Borghese Gallery in Rome
* biographical material
* itineraries equipped with GPS option
Scala Group International is an Italian multimedia company operating worldwide. Scala has several years of experience working with various national and international publishers and newspapers creating collateral materials related to art, travel and languages. The company is now in the process of converting some of our most valuable contents into iPhone and iPad applications.
To mark the celebration of the 400th Anniversary of the death of Caravaggio, recently described by the New York Times as the best-loved Italian painter of all time, Scala Group International presents Caravaggiomania, the English version of the Caravaggio app for iPhone and iPad. The application was released on the American App Store on June 21, 2010 for $1.99. The Italian version of this iPhone application has been for sale on the Italian App Store since the beginning of February and gained a tremendous success.
The main and differentiating feature of Caravaggiomania is the great amount of video content focused on each individual masterpiece. The company is able to guarantee the highest quality images and videos because Scala Group International is also a worldwide renowned archive of digital images (with circa 300,000 images from the world’s top museums, as well as being exclusive licensor of all images from MoMA-NY and other major museums).
These are the direct links to the app on the App Store:
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/caravaggiomania/id372620380?mt=8 (iPhone version)
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/caravaggiomania-hd/id375357998?mt=8 (iPad version)
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i think it’s all in good fun. anyway have a nice day, hopefully with a smile on your face.