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ard 517 / 30.04.2021

Seafood was a common element of the 17th century Flemish and Dutch still lifes. Shrimps, lobsters or crabs. They were a beautiful compositional element. They also showed off to the host's wealth. Beata Skorek: Still life with octopus Beata Skorek: Still life with octopus and tomatos Beata Skorek: Still life with octopus and oyster CuriosityDuring the preparations for these photos, many people knew who would be the main character of the photos. Almost everyone, when they found out about the octopus, made (almost automatically) faces and remarks (sounds) indicating disgust or slight fear of this animal. I began to wonder where this reaction...

ard 517 / 13.04.2021

Pear already in the times of Homer, the favorite fruit of Aphrodite and Hera. This fruit has been associated with Venus (Aphrodite) because of its shape resembling a woman's belly. The sweet fruit pear has meanings and scenarios in the scenes of the Virgin Mary with Jesus. This symbolism seems to come from an interpretation in the "Book of Psalms" - "taste and see how good the Lord is." For this reason, it may allude to the concept of the sweetness of virtue. According to some, the pear could indeed be the famous tree of good and bad in paradise...

ard 517 / 10.04.2021

This composition is another still life created for the project of my calendar of culinary senses. As usual in this project, it is inspired by 17th-century painting, but I didn't use any artist or artwork. I tried to create a general structure of the composition, characteristic harmony, and lighting.The picture tells the story of delicate basil leaves, filled to the brim with essential oils that are released even when lightly touched this fragile plant. Pine seeds, sweet and oily, crumbly cheese, salty and sweet, infused with umami flavor.With a bottle of olive oil, I wanted to embed this image in...

ard 517 / 01.04.2021

In the Christian tradition, the pomegranate had different meanings depending on its location in the painting.In the hands of the Virgin Mary, it meant fertility, which was associated with the numerous grains inside the fruit.Held by the Child, because of its red color, it symbolized the future torment. Pomegranate and the symbol of the tree of life This fruit is mentioned in various cultures and religions. It is said that the pomegranate and grew in the Garden of Edenit is very likely that the "apple" in the story of Adam and Eve came from the mysterious Tree of Life. This fruit has always...

ard 517, Level 5 / 23.03.2021

This still life is about baking an apple pie. All the products on the table are needed to bake this cake. I put the whole composition in such a way that it gives the impression that the person who makes this cake has forgotten something and had to leave the table (an egg escaping from a pile of flour). Through the appropriate saturation of colors and the softness of daylight falling through the window, I wanted to reach the viewer's senses. I would like you to feel the smell of apples, cinnamon, butter and vanilla when looking at this photo....