These still let you drill down to see a single eye in a portrait or a grape in a still life.
The music gives the impression that there is still life here.
Every still life is secretly cinematic, some version of the freeze-frame.
All appropriation has its roots in still life – on the copy-stand, at least – but normally the context is cropped out.
The video seems to channel Old Master animal painting, the way a Tonsfeldt installation once channeled a still life.
Desire Ledwith did what she had to do; there was a way made for her, and there was still life left.
The designer of “The Artistic Home” is right in keeping to still life.
Its only present utility is to add picturesqueness to a scene of still life.
A slight trembling in its limbs, however, proclaimed that there was still life in it.
It would be correct to speak of the drawing on this page as a study of still life.