Still life artworks depict inanimate objects, such as fruit, flowers, and vessels.
Still life artworks depict inanimate objects, such as fruit, flowers, and vessels. This genre of art has been employed by artists for centuries, but the subject gained popularity in the late 16th century in the Netherlands through Dutch painters. The subject matter continued to fascinate artists throughout the 20th century, with modern artists, such as Marc Chagall, Serge Charchoune, and Roy Lichtenstein, adapting new ways and methods of depicting the traditional genre. This exhibition features works on paper (prints and watercolors) from the 20th to 21st century that depicts still lifes. Artists in this exhibition such as Audrey Flack, Janet Fish, and Jane Goldman show the ways the subject has been continually reinvented to portray scenes of modern life.
Image: Paul Signac, French, 1863 – 1935. Zinnias and Marigolds, ca. 1911 – 1915. Watercolor on paper. 13 x 15 1/4 in. (33 x 38.7 cm). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Ryerson 1939.2
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