ARTZILA

This is arguably the greatest still life ever created, and due to the soaring cost of fruit, nothing like it will ever be done again. This is a very large apple. James and the Giant Peach large! I don’t know where Magritte got it, or how he got it into the room, but it is very impressive. I have done some math and at today’s prices, even in season, a 2,400 lb apple like this comes in at $2,160! Like I said – never to be repeated. Conclusion: The soaring cost of fruits and vegetables has rendered still life painting unrealistic for most artists. Sadly, the art of still life is dead. Sniff, sniff. QED

 

June 30, 2016

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