Not So Still Life
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Thomas Brodhead – American, born 1968 – Not So Still Life –2010 – acrylic on canvas – 20" x 24" x 0.75" (50.8cm x 60.96cm x 1.91cm)
The sudden appearance of a terrapin in a woman’s living room sets her hair ablaze and introduces an element of entropy and terror into an otherwise ideal interior scene. An early work from the artist’s neoprimitive period, this image is not recommended for those suffering from chelonaphobia.