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Still Life

A still life (plural still lifes) is a work of art depicting mostly inanimate subject matter, typically commonplace objects which may be either natural (food, flowers, dead animals, plants, rocks, or shells) or man-made (drinking glasses, books, vases, jewelry, coins, pipes, and so on). With origins in the Middle Ages and Ancient Graeco-Roman art, still-life painting emerged as a distinct genre and professional specialization in Western painting by the late 16th century, and has remained significant since then. Still life gives the artist more freedom in the arrangement of elements within a composition than do paintings of other types of subjects such as landscape or portraiture. *

Mary Blumberg's still life work focuses on fruits and vegetables, their arrangement, relationships when posed together, and the effect of light and shadow around them. Her floral still lifes are highlighted on a separate page on this website.

 

Rad Hatter

Rad Hatter

 

Apple of my Eye

Apple of my Eye

Wine With Lemons

Wine with Lemons

4 Pears

4 Pears

A Bowlful of Grannies

A Bowlful of Grannies

Bob's Big Boys

Bob's Big Boys

Green Apples

Green Apples

Granny Chorus Line

Granny Chorus Line

Grapefruit Pod

Grapefruit Pod

Green Apple with Slice

Green Apple with Slice

Green Pepper

Green Pepper

Hotel Pears

Hotel Pears

Mango Fandango

Mango Fandango

Orchids in the Window

Orchids in the Window

Pears Piquant

Pears Piquant

Pears

Pears

Pears Sunrise

Pears Sunrise

Eggplant Farm

Eggplant Farm

 

Apple Rest

Apple Rest

Tomatoes

Tomatoes

Raleigh Peach Rally

Raleigh Peach Rally

 

* Definition courtesy of Wikipedia

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