Category: Art History

Maurice Sapiro; Painting, “Porcelain”

Still Life Paintings Techniques


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

Still Life with Ham, Gerret Willemsz Heda

Artists Known For Still Life Paintings


Still Life with Ham, Gerret Willemsz Heda Paul Cezanne is well-known for his still lifes, where he played with perspective and often painted fruit, such as in “Still Life with Apples in a Bowl” (1879-82) and “Still Life with Plastic Cupid” (c. 1895). Cezanne’s famous still life paintings were concerned with drawing attention to the