Still Life

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Still life is one of the primary movements of Western Art and with origins that date back to the Middle Ages it has to be one of the most timeless genres. If taken literally, still life is the painting of any inanimate object but within still life paintings objects often taken on a double meaning and can symbolise much more than they first appear.

Iconic Still Life Artists: Claude Monet, Paul Cezanne, Henri Matisse