"Thanks to art, instead of seeing a single world, our own, we see it multiply until we have before us as many worlds as there are original artists."
Monday, September 24, 2007
As Straightforward as it Seems?
Asparagus by Adrian Coorte (active 1683-1707), Rijksmuseum.
Sometimes still life painters concentrated on a particular item in order to give it their complete attention and immerse themselves in rendering it as close to the real thing as possible - there is another theory too.