The beauty of still life isn’t just the beauty of painted fruits, flowers, kitchen pots or animals. Still life paintings have a hidden mysterious symbolism. Still life paintings hide inside the beauty of life, new born, power of love, but also it has hidden symbols of death. On the other side, still life paintings won’t be as beauty as they are without creativity of still art artists. Their paint style, individuality and life style have an important influence of their still life paintings. There are brilliant still life painters, but let’s see some most creative still life artists and enjoy their incredible art.
The Belgian painter Frans Snyder is known like a animalists, which explain the presence of animals on their still life paintings. His beginnings in still life art was with painting flowers and fruit, but discovering his skills of animal painting, that become his specialty.
Marc Chagall is Belarusian-Russian-French and Jewish artist and all these nationalities and religion have an influence to his art.
His removing from Russia to French and Belorussia make him nostalgic. But that help him to create his own painting style, based on his fantasy and characteristic just for him.
Jan Davidsz de Heem
The Dutch painter de Heem use a variety of objects in his still life paintings – flowers, tropical and European fruits, sea shells, butterflies etc. His paintings are very rich and ample splendor.
Juan Sanchez Cotan
He is a Spanish painter whom still life paintings are unique and influenced by his monastic life style. He added the fruit on vegetable still life paintings which wasn’t the practice till than. But the most characteristic for his ltill life paintings is that all fruit and vegetables are hanging and look like they are unreachable on the dark background.
Well-known Pablo Picasso is one of the most creative still life painters. Influenced by cubism, he painted his best still life paintings. The beauty if his paintings is that you can watch them from a different view point and find the sense of them.
This Still life painting has been sold for a $ 41 Million.