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Fry acknowledges that still-life painting can contain some ideas and emotions worth our consideration--like those we find in Bell's letter to him and in Woolf's diary entry--provided, of course, that the genre remains in Cezanne's hands.
The rise of still-life painting from the bottom rank of artistic subject matter, especially in the cities of Antwerp, Haarlem, Leiden, and Utrecht, reflected the urbanization of society and a shift in emphasis from religious subjects to domestic scenes featuring personal possessions, earthly pleasures, and the economic prosperity following an explosion of global commerce.
And lest anyone should refuse to accept the contrast between the culture that produced the Dutch still lifes of the seventeenth century and the Dutch culture of today, which is indistinguishable from most modern cultures except that it is more self-consciously extreme in its rejection of refinement, it is worth remembering that Dutch still-life painting was not an elite, but a popular art (though of course Coorte and Claesz were distinguished practitioners of it): and that if that art had been as popular in America today as it was then in the low countries, American professional artists would have painted approximately 175 million still-life paintings this century.
The baroque still-life paintings considered in Karin Leonhard's essay on colour theory gain in complexity from the context she gives them, exposing how the chiming shades of sky and fruit engaged with contemporary theories of a blank world imbued by colour through material change in time.
We also focused on Picasso's 1918 painting, Still Life, which shows different planes and textures, comparing and contrasting it to a traditional still-life painting.
Ethier is not without peers in his insistence on staging a discussion between the legacy of portraiture and still-life painting traditions from the Renaissance to the nineteenth century, and the extracanonical, unwritten conventions of folk/outsider/stoner/rocker art.
They include lessons from Sartre on the egological structure of consciousness for an analytic philosophy of mind, phenomenology in artificial intelligence and cognitive science, environmental philosophy, sexuality, the search for immediacy and the problem of political life in existentialism and phenomenology, and the phenomenology of self-consciousness in Dutch still-life painting.
She approaches still-life painting in a similar spirit, stating, "still-life allows me to explore the colour, texture and division of space that are the fundamentals of my work.
The small still-life painting near the door, the designs on the wallpaper, and the cat's marmalade stripes demonstrate Lee's attention to detail.
These concerns, apart from the underlying threat of decay through the relentless passage of time, a common theme in still-life painting, would be many, even if they were only limited to food.
Most of the catalogue entries, written by ten different scholars, are devoted to history painting with much less attention to portrait, landscape, and still-life painting.
The paradox of linking strength and monumentality to something as inherently delicate and temporal as flowers represents O'Keeffe's contribution to redefining the genre of floral still-life painting.