Examples of still life in a Sentence
an exhibit of still lifes
She prefers portraiture to still life.
Recent Examples of still life from the Web
So Keynes bought a Cézanne for himself—a superb still life of seven apples—for about £370.
Conversely, Thomas Whitworth’s diptychs — a still life next to old nude photos purchased on eBay — are about distance rather than connection.
During this era, female artists were encouraged to pursue portrait or still life, which could be created in the home, rather than landscapes or plein air, which would require them to go outside.
In 1872, Manet painted a small still life of a bouquet of violets for his close friend and fellow artist, Berthe Morisot, and the flowers showed up again that year in his portrait of Morisot dressed in black mourning clothes.
And in the basement, cops found that still life of Tom's world, interrupted by madness.
Eliza Moser is teaching several courses this summer, including still life drawing and portrait drawing in charcoal.
Those studios are constructs, arranged and posed as another photographer might arrange and pose fruit for a still life.
The crowded towers of the city arrange themselves, to this viewer anyway, in the form of a typical still life painting by the Italian master Giorgio Morandi.
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STILL LIFE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of still life for English Language Learners
: a painting, drawing, etc., of a carefully arranged group of objects (such as flowers and fruit); also : the art or activity of making still lifes
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