The music gives the impression that there is still life here.
Every still life is secretly cinematic, some version of the freeze-frame.
These still let you drill down to see a single eye in a portrait or a grape in a still life.
All appropriation has its roots in still life – on the copy-stand, at least – but normally the context is cropped out.
The video seems to channel Old Master animal painting, the way a Tonsfeldt installation once channeled a still life.
Desire Ledwith did what she had to do; there was a way made for her, and there was still life left.
I'll bring you the lobster, you'll paint me a bit of still life from it, and keep it for your pains.
Its only present utility is to add picturesqueness to a scene of still life.
The designer of “The Artistic Home” is right in keeping to still life.
It would be correct to speak of the drawing on this page as a study of still life.