‘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’.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.