Here are contemporary still life art and famous paintings of still lives in styles of Classic, Impressionist, Modern Decor, Photorealism; and in subjects of fruits, flowers, skull, bottles, vases, dinnerware, books, and usually in background of table cloth or landscapes. You're suggested to click the subcategories at left to narrow the selections. Still life paintings depict the inanimate objects for the sake of their qualities of form, color, texture, and composition. Till Renaissance that still life oil painting emerged as an independent art genre, rather than existing primarily as a subsidiary element in a composition.
Inanimate subjects make for some very fun paintings when in the hands of a talented artist. Big time artists that have made great still life oil paintings include Jan Brueghel the Elder, Hans Memling, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio and of course Vincent van Gogh. Van Gogh was so prolific in his still life paintings that there were few that could match his mastery of the movement, and in some ways he had a style that was very different than still life art canvas through different centuries. During the 19th century one of the most famous still life paintings in existence was Van Gogh’s Sunflowers. -- The Copyright of Scripts is Reserved by Toperfect.