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    History of Still-Life

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    History of Still-Life Flanders C16- Installed quite religious and common settings into the pieces, the extremely detailed oil on canvas works were often home to kitchen-like objects and utensils. Different foods such as cabbages, fish and hares were used especially to capture reflection from the surrounding light, thus creating a very real, almost touchable effect. Drink glasses were layered repeatedly to produce a realistic transparency; yet another method in generating such detailed realism

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    Baptiste Simeon Chardines’ Painting,Still Life with Kitchen Utensils and Sebastian Stospkopff’s, Still Life with Empty Glasses there are kitchen tables filled with various materials but the styles vary as well as the depiction of class.One painting depicts upper class life, while the other conveys a more humble village family table. In Jean’s painting unlike Sebastian’s,the kitchen table has on it kitchenware that depicts a humble lifestyle . It conveys the life of a commoner or a village family.The

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    In his 2006 film, Still Life, Jia Zhangke creates an enigmatic case study of alienation and displacement. Through the use of space, both literal and figurative, and long, extended takes that expand the perception of time Zhangke tells the story of a people who are victims of their own environment. What is perhaps most striking of the film, beyond even the existential and political undertones, is the division drawn between the cold and demonstrative attitude the government adopts towards its citizens

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    Good for a girl: Rachel Ruyschs’ Still Life with Flowers on a Marble Tabletop In the early 16th century the Netherlands experienced what was called “tulip mania” this was the beginning of the nations love for flora and foliage (Taylor 13). The result of this impressive flower invasion was a society that took a historical turn from which the results still remain today. Flower merchants, botanists and floral still life artists, were occupations that were an accurate reflection of the Netherlands demands

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    Analysis of Still Life With Peppermint Bottle by Paul Cezanne Paul Cezanne is considered one of the greatest and most memorable artists of the Post-Impressionist period. His techniques were admired and greatly influential in the development of Cubism and many other modern art movements. He employed several styles in his works, such as his still life productions. In 1894 he produced a brilliant piece of work entitled “Still Life with a Peppermint Bottle”. Through this work he used elaborate

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    Manet - Still Life

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    Richardson still life grapes and figs 1864 Frank Jay Gould collection. Cannes- "The dark rich tones of this painting carry in them the strong popular Spanish influence the light hitting the fruit from the left creates a startling and brilliant luminosity." Said also by John RichardsonBefore we attempt to anaylse the meaning of what's within Edouard Manet's work entitled still life, Grapes and figs, one must first identify , and note, the somewhat colorful events which occurred within the artist life, and

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    of the paintings that comprise still life, sketching became an imperative first step to the process of creating a final product11. The paintings were simply otherwise much too complex, and in the case of floral still lifes, hardly possible to complete because of the time frame that it would take to bring a painting to fruition, while the actual model comprised of authentic flowers would age and die. In other words, the model could not be counted on to remain still itself! Therefore, it took a combination

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    During the modernist movement artists and writers alike stepped away from traditional values, and radically changed the rules of perception in art. Before the modernist period traditional artistic values focused on realism, and art closely resembled life as it was. Boredom set in, and many artists began to manipulate the dimensions of reality. Reality was no longer viewed as perfect, but as series of fleeting impressions. Impressionism took the place of realism, and the ideas of individual perception

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    and Nolde’s work still holds popularity in legitimate art circles, the reality is that western cultures have pretty much absorbed virtually every corner of the earth. Their portrayal of primitive cultures has essentially become advertisements presenting vacation spots for westerners. Works Cited Solomon-Godeau, Abigail. "Going Native." Art in America 77.7 (July 1989): 118-29. BlackBoard. University of Oregon. Web. 26 May 2014. Lloyd, Jill. "Emil Nolde's 'ethnographic' Still Lifes: Primitivism, Tradition

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    drawn not only to the beauty of the painting, but the story it shared. The painting I chose was Peeling Onions, by Lilly Martin Spencer. Peeling Onions, by Lilly Martin Spencer was painted in 1852. It is an oil on canvas painting showing domestic life in America. As I approached this painting the feeling of curiosity became overwhelming as for the woman pictured seemed disconcerted . It was not until I got closer that I realized the woman in the painting was slicing an onion hence the name of the

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