HISTORICAL STILL LIFE
WILLEM KALF (1622-1693)
'Still Life with Drinking Horn', 1653 (oil on canvas)
Willem Kalf is recognized as a Dutch master of still life painting choosing to paint objects that represented the luxuries of the wealthy. Many of the objects, like oriental rugs and oranges, symbolized the prosperity of the dutch culture.
CONTEMPORARY STILL LIFE
Born in Herentals (Belgium), November 29, 1972 (Lives and works in Antwerp)
Oil on linen 39 6/16 x 59 1/16 inches
Cindy Wright is a hyperrealistic painter whose painting style is reminiscent of the Flemish Masters. Her work often is categorized as Vanitas. These are still life that symbolized the brevity and vanities of life.
Although you will only choose 1 medium for this project, you will need to take the sketchbook notes from all 4 media options for use on the exam. Sketchbook Notes are indicated by red lettering.