Eating Art

S01 E04

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Fruit palettes

Fruits symbolize colors, shapes, textures. They push the artists' techniques, but they also tell a story of exchange and discovery, of life and death. Painting fruit is not just about doing a still life. Artists often use fruit for larger images, giving them enormous importance. The painter Caravaggio crossed the boundaries of art and caused a controversy with a simple apple.

Duration : 26 mins

Producer : Gallery HD

Production year : 2008

Production country : United States