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Gallery Two:  Painting  :   Still Life
Each still life has it's own particular inception, however, a characteristic that unifies the works is that they each display objects deemed interesting, assemblages considered to be "complimentary" according to the sensibilities of the moment. These paintings also reflect, in a shadowy manner, the space it contains - hot, compressed, bright, an emotional intensity (most noticable in the treatment of the various surroundings - that is the weft of the fabric, the hidden threads...

Skulls and Mask by Richard Preston
Skulls and Mask
Green Zebra by Richard Preston
Green Zebra
Red Coleus by Richard Preston
Red Coleus
Croton by Richard Preston
Vanitas by Richard Preston
Refrigerator by Richard Preston


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