Category Archives: #StillLife

Make Yours a Platytox State Today

Barry Humphries: Platy-Tox for all Bushland Pests – Make Yours a Platytox State. Australian comedian, satirist, artist and author, Barry Humphries was born John Barry Humphries, 0n 17 February 1934. In 1959, Humphries moved to London, where he lived and … Continue reading

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Here’s to the old camel joke – One Hump or Two

Here is an example of what I call ‘Natural Art‘. I found this marvelous example of ‘natural art’ form in the Jewel Cave, at Margaret River, in south Western Australia. To me, there is no doubting that it looks like … Continue reading

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Ghostbikes that Celebrate the Cycle of Life

A “Ghost Bike” aka “Ghost-Cycle” or “White-Cycle”,  is a bicycle set up as a roadside memorial in a place where a cyclist has been killed or severely injured.  Apart from being a memorial, it is usually intended as a reminder to passing motorists to … Continue reading

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The everlasting truth and loyal love of the gift of Fantin-Latour

French painter and lithographer Ignace Henri Jean Théodore Fantin-Latour was born on 14th January, 1836 in Grenoble, Isère, France.  The son of an artist, young Henri took drawing lessons from his father before entering the Ecole de Dessin, in 1850 … Continue reading

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Still life suspended in animation

Spanish Baroque painter and pioneer of realism, Fray Juan Sanchez Cotán was born on June 25, 1560 at Orgaz, La Mancha and studied at Toledo under little known Mannerist style painter Blas del Prado who was famous for his still … Continue reading

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This is what’s left of the “Sons of Gwalia”

Still to this day in West Australia, there are goldfields remnants of the gold rush days. After the gold boom years from 1897-1923 came the bad years of decay; when the gold beneath the ground petered out and the people … Continue reading

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