Maurice Sapiro, “Porcelain” A still life is an artwork that depicts inanimate and everyday objects, such as flowers, food, dead animals, plants, books, jewelry, vases, drinking glasses, skulls, etc. The objects that comprise of the still life are generally assumed to not move nor change, and are arranged by the artist. This affords the artist
Fruit Still Life, 1661, Willem van Aelst Still lifes are one of the five main genres found in Western art. The origins of still lifes can be traced back to Ancient Greco-Roman art (found on Greek vases, Roman wall paintings, and floor mosaics) and Medieval art. In the Netherlands, religious art was slowly replaced by
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