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A simple basket filled with fruits and carnations could be so attractive. That’s a fact, I wouldn’t believe on before I saw this painting. It’s like, in the art-world, you have to see and feel the painting. Otherwise, you just can’t get the real beauty of the art. The possibilities are you would be deprived from enjoying such kind of masterpiece. The painter who made it possible was Jacob van Hulsodnck. He was a still life painter, means he had the mastery to draw paintings of any still object with great details and realism. Maybe we could call still-life paintings are the part of realism form of the art. This distinguished painter was born in Antwerp, France in late 16th century. There is no further details are […]

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Alice Neel’s Roses is a rather morbid depiction of such an auspicious flower. Painted in 1983, the work carries a sense of dereliction in the subject. Although it can be categorized as a still life painting, it is contemporary work nevertheless. As a result, it has to carry something that is a definite part of modern psyche. If you noticed art through the post-Second World War period, there was a sense of renewal in the western world. Government expenditures went down, the economy revived in New York, and Alice Neel was rubbing shoulders with people who lived in avant-garde architecture while she was very young. While we can keep profiling a New York artist endlessly, it is also important to notice the rather overused trend […]

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