Lisa N. Peters
Still Life Lives! Spanierman Gallery is showing the work of ten still-life artists working today. In this age of virtual reality, their paintings take a stand, making us aware of our continued connection to physical objects and their sensuous materiality.
Born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska, Lynn Veitzer received her bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and studied at the New York Academy of Art. In 1998 she became part of the Water Street Atelier in Brooklyn. She uses the medium of still life to consider the cyclical nature of the physical world, creating sensuous multi-layered and witty images that reflect the influence of the art of the old masters and of the Surrealists, such as René Magritte and Joseph Cornell. While referring to certain cultural understandings, her images evoke a sense of mystery. The artist states: Read the rest of this entry »