Happy Birthday Week, Georges de la Tour

Artsy Editorial
Mar 19, 2013 6:08PM

This week, we light a candle for Georges de la Tour—or 420 candles, to be exact (and what precise date this week is disputed). Although the French Baroque painter prefered a single light source—a candle, torch, or night light—to achieve his chiaroscuro technique, this week we’ll have to make an exception.

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