Milwaukee Art Museum

Art Lives Here

 

Give a gift Membership today »

Museum Hours
Open Tue-Sun
10 AM-5 PM

Thurs until 8 PM
Closed Thanksgiving Day & December 25
See Museum Admissions for details.


 Product Detail - A Closer Look: Still Life

A Closer Look: Still Life | Milwaukee Art Museum Store
Base Price: $9.00
SALE!! Originally $15.00
In Stock: YES

Qty: 



Extended Price: $9.00


Go Back

By Erika Langmuir

 

What is still life? We are familiar with the objects portrayed but have difficulty explaining the essence of this popular art form. Erika Langmuir examines the special fascination of still life, and what distinguishes it from other categories of painting. She discusses its evolution from the trompe l'oeil wall paintings of antiquity, through its revival in the age of Caravaggio and Velázquez, and again in the works of Cézanne and Picasso. Originally published as Pocket Guide Still Life, this eloquent survey benefits from a wider format, new reproductions, and updated references.

 

Set of Closer Look books also available featuring: Saints, Still Life, Faces, Frames, Colour, and Conservation of Painting. 

 

Softcover, 96 pages.  

Want to save 10%? Become a Museum Member today!

Milwaukee Art Museum