Nature Morte

These modern works deal with interpreting abundance, ephemerality, luxury and consumption, as well as time and temporality in a topical context. “Historically, the still life has been considered to be a simple and unpretentious genre of art. However, still life art is only problem-free at first glance. Whether historical or contemporary, still lifes are able to provide interested viewers with aesthetic, art-history-related, iconographic, sensory, moralistic and religious values and interpretive possibilities,” says the curator Kerttu Männiste about the inspirational potential and topicality of the still life genre. “