Tags » Chardin

Viewpoint, the distance between us, exercise 5.2 (Photography 1, ID 513323)

I find the work of Laura Letinsky beautiful and fascinating. In my view she re-imagines 17th – 19th century still-life paintings but with a 21st century narrative. 940 more words


Bouquets Exhibit

On Saturday Korena and I went to the Dallas Museum of Art to check out their most recent special exhibit titled Bouquets: French Still-Life Painting from Chardin to Matisse… 159 more words


new year; new woodblock prints

January is a strange month. It’s great to hit the ground running after the holidays, but my son has loads of time of school this month. 68 more words

Certain Art

Time, That Inevitable Juggernaut

Time is a religious concept and there can be no agreement on a philosophy of history without agreement on religion.” – Scholssberg, Idols For Destruction, 12… 269 more words



Jean-Siméon Chardin (French, 169 9-1779) was accepted into the Académie Royale in 1727 as a painter of “animaux et fruits,” on the strength of his two large still lives, La Raie and Le Buffet, and in the early part of his career, still-life painting predominates. 510 more words


Above all, trust in the slow work of God

“Above all, trust in the slow work of God.
We are quite naturally impatient in everything
to reach the end without delay.
We should like to skip the intermediate stages. 139 more words


Research Point - Part Two, Project 1 Composition (Still life)

Some research into the still life genre.  Look at different artistic interpretation overtime, in terms of subject matter, materials and composition, from the traditional approach in the 16th century onward through the 19th century to the contemporary artists of today.  1,131 more words

Drawing 1: Drawing Skills