Classical still-life paintings from nature

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Thursday 29 August 2013

‘My interests in natural phenomenon (dermoid cysts, fungus, invasive flora/fauna) and my love of candied old-master opulence always seem to be present in my painting… Painting with attention to detail, I’ve become accustomed to the fact that nature in itself, or anything living really, never totally allows you to have a perfectly idealized experience. Everything is always spewing, dripping, rotting a little’.

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Beautiful still life photographs taken on a mobile phone

Erin Emocling Contributor

By Erin Emocling in New Photography on Friday 23 August 2013

Who says that you can’t create stunning images with a mobile phone? Young photographer Jelito de Leon from Manila gives a minimalistic meaning to still life photography.

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Beautiful landscape and still life photography by Anna Pogossova

Emma Swann Contributor

By Emma Swann in New Photography on Saturday 20 April 2013

Anna Pogossova is a Moscow-born, Sydney-based photographer with a growing following in the art and commercial worlds. She constructs fictitious environments, mostly out of a composite of existing landscapes and miniature objects/sets which she shoots in her studio. Her practice is mainly concerned with the experience of familiarity in fictional and uncanny imagery, such as […]

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Melting and breaking paintings by Valerie Hegarty

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By Diana Zlatanovski in New Art on Monday 2 April 2012

At first glance, Valerie Hegarty’s works appear to be a scene out of a museum conservator’s worst nightmare. Paintings are melting, frames are breaking and crows are eating the still life. Seeing what could happen if art was left to succumb to the elements may leave you with a new appreciation for museums.

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Incredible still life series by Brock Elbank

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By Hannah Sturrock in New Photography on Wednesday 30 November 2011

Photographer Brock Elbank took these beautiful shots of Aussie artist George Raftopoulos’ oil paints and accessories. Incredible colours and detail.

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Still Lifes From My Mother’s House

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By Alexander Diaz in New Photography on Tuesday 3 May 2011

Ever since I can remember, my mother has been constantly shopping and accessorizing her home with products typically found at discount stores. Her purchases tend to end up scattered around her house and over years accumulate into, what I define as, still lifes. These still lifes, which usually contain an eclectic set of objects, are continually evolving and shifting around her home.

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