Tag Archives: still-life

Chris Beetles, photography.

          Edward Weston, USA 1886-1958, ‘Pepper’, 1930. See the estate site here.       A natural oddity, a creative use of light and voila! a voluptuous image.                 … Continue reading

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http://www.photographer.ru/gallery/47.htm?pic=7 The loneliness of things once loved. Galina Loukyianova, serie ‘Dom-2′(house),1981-1987, picture 7/27. Link found through Snezanabr (see post below), thank you so much!

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Paintings in Oil: October 2007

http://neilhollingsworth.blogspot.com/2007_10_01_archive.html These extraordinary photo-realistic oil paintings come from the blog of James Neil Hollingsworth (Atlanta, USA). The ‘Brown Paper Bags’ are also an oil work, by his wife Karen. She is an artist I like, whose favourite subjects are softly … Continue reading

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Hong

http://hongchunzhang.com/index.php?screen=series&series=03_Hairy%20Objects%20Drawings Hong Chun Zhang graduated in 1994 from the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing ( China ). She lives and works in Kansas (USA). From symbolic memories ( the chinese scroll of both her hair and her twin … Continue reading

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Tate Modern | Giorgio Morandi Exhibition

http://www.tate.org.uk/modern/exhibitions/morandi.htm Several years ago, I visited an exhibition of paintings by Giorgio Morandi (Italy, 1890-1964) in Bologna, his hometown. Anonymous glasses, plates, vases…I thought I’d get bored fast! – I wasn’t. The artist used soft brown, yellow, blue, grey, and … Continue reading

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http://gallery-tsubaki.jp/artist/sachie_horigome/01.htm Such subtle transparencies and delicate hues in these ‘Bottles’ ( 2007 ) ! Sachie Horigome ( Japan, Miyagi 1981 ).

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Skip SteinworthÔÇóDrawings

http://skipsteinworth.com/SkipSteinworth/Home.html Too many boxes in yesterday’s second photograph! Here is yet another one, drawn by the artist Skip Steinworth. He called it ‘Think–Inside the box’ , 2006 (graphite pencil on rag board).

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Scott Fraser

http://www.sfraser.com/pages/artwork/studyinwhiteIV.htm Carefully laid tables. ‘Study in White IV, and VIII’ by Scott Fraser (USA 1957). They look like an exercise in virtuosity. Compare with the sculpted porcelain below: same hues, both under one light source. It seems unreal, out of … Continue reading

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Tom Seghi

http://www.ardengallery.com/Seghi/tom-seghi.htm Here is THE ‘Yellow Pear’ (2007), Tom Seghi (lives in Miami). There is a choice of exemplary lemons and apples too on the site, but the painter seems to mark a distinct partiality to waxed pears, including very decorative … Continue reading

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Galerie Poirier

http://didio.aricia.fr/didio/poirier2/pages/21.htm With an imagination full of humour, Jacques Poirier (France) paints little enigmatic scenes with a remarquable mastery of still-life deception. This one is called ‘Le vin de l’assassin’ (the murderer’s wine). Did you believe, like I did, that it … Continue reading

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Dickerson Gallery, Australian Art, Sydney

http://www.dickersongallery.com.au/artists/lockhart/ellipse%20in%20a%20landscape.htm Hypnotic! Your eyes can turn forever around this ‘Ellipse in a Landscape’by Adrian Lockart (Tasmania, see post below).

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Dickerson Gallery, Australian Art, Sydney

http://www.dickersongallery.com.au/artists/lockhart/goya%20studio%20still%20life.htm Adrian Lockhart (Tasmania, 1947-)paints familiar objects and places in muted colours, subtle haze and soft light. Behind the deceptive simplicity, there is a strong sense of construction: it makes us feel that each object is precisely where it should … Continue reading

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http://img440.imageshack.us/my.php?image=picturecontentpidde7b11cw3.png Ira Buikova , “Lemonade”. A photographer specialised in still life prepared with utmost care, like an Old Master’s painting. To be seen at http://www.lensart.ru/album-uid-5d8-aid-b82-sh-1.htm?ps=18.To enlarge them on the site is worth it! – and have a look at “With … Continue reading

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http://img187.imageshack.us/my.php?image=20080225101235img019834hh3.png The objects in Stephen Blackstone’s photographs seem as carefully prepared as in slides for a forensic microscope. They could be precise illustrations for an imaginary encyclopedia one explores with mounting curiosity.http://www.onestoneeye.com/index.php?showimage=661. Thank you, badhair1963 for the link.

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http://www.photoforum.ru/photo/427374/index.en.html Beauty of simplicity: Gennadi Jurshevich created a perfect composition : 3 circles in a triangle in harmony of colours, with clever lighting, and texture contrast. Thanks, pyderi for the link to this site.

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http://www.jeffreytlarson.com/image.asp?id=272&last=Still%20Life Vivid still life oil paintings by Jeffrey T. Larson ; and thank you,painting

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