detail from Caravaggio's "Conversion of Saint Paul on the Way to Damascus"

Light and Dark: Caravaggio’s “Paul”

Sometimes “old” art doesn’t have that wow! fresh! impact that “new” art can. Contemporary art is often designed to have shock value that can make old masters feel, well, sedate. I don’t feel that way about this one, though: Oh, and if you hadn’t deduced it already, this is a religious work, “The Conversion of…