Still-life photography rethinks reality

The 밪till/Life ?Dutch Contemporary Photography?exhibition held at KF Gallery in central Seoul runs through May 30. Pictured above are works by Melanie Bonajo on display at the exhibition. [KOREA FOUNDATION]The still-life genre of art began with Netherlandish painting in late-16th century Netherlands, featuring inanimate objects as the models for paintings as opposed to humans and live animals, which had previously been common. An ode to the classical genre of still life, Korea Foundation (KF) presents “Still/Life – Dutch Contemporary Photography,” featuring some 70 works of photography and video by 17 artists through May 30 at the KF Gallery.

“This exhibition will introduce a variety of contemporary still-life works as interpreted by young photographers,” said Lee Si-hyung, president of KF,

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