How to Appreciate Paintings #18: Still life
One of the principal genres or subject types of western art is still life.
Still life refers to paintings which depict an arrangement of inanimate subjects, such as food, flowers, fruits, vases, books and instruments.
Still life paintings are used by artists to convey their technical drawing skills, their view of art, their artistic emotion or a hidden message.
Knowledge of art helps us to appreciate paintings.
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