Still Life #5 ½

By Tom Wesselmann SKU:198587

Tom Wesselmann's ""Still Life #5 ½"" is a truly special artwork. Painted in 1962, it stands as a remarkable example of the artist's iconic style within the Pop Art movement. The painting features everyday objects, such as a vase, glass, and fruit, rendered in bold colors and flat shapes. Wesselmann's ability to elevate the mundane to a captivating visual experience is what makes this piece extraordinary. Through ""Still Life #5 ½,"" Wesselmann challenges traditional artistic conventions, infusing the ordinary with vibrancy and modernity, leaving a lasting impact on the art world.

50 cm

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Title: “”Captivating Pop Art: Tom Wesselmann’s Still Life #5 ½””
Year Painted: 1962

Tom Wesselmann’s “”Still Life #5 ½,”” painted in 1962, is a truly exceptional artwork that exemplifies the essence of the Pop Art movement. This striking piece showcases Wesselmann’s unique ability to transform ordinary objects into captivating visual experiences, making it a very special painting in his body of work.

In “”Still Life #5 ½,”” Wesselmann presents the viewer with a vibrant and contemporary still life composition. The painting features everyday objects, such as a vase, glass, fruit, and a pack of cigarettes, rendered in bold and flat shapes. Wesselmann’s use of bright and contrasting colors draws the eye, creating a sense of energy and dynamism within the seemingly ordinary subject matter.

What makes this painting particularly special is Wesselmann’s innovative approach to representation. Instead of following traditional artistic conventions, he chose to present the objects in a flattened and stylized manner. This departure from realism adds a modern and abstract quality to the artwork, setting it apart from conventional still life paintings.

The year 1962 holds significance in the context of “”Still Life #5 ½”” as it marks a pivotal period in Wesselmann’s artistic journey. It was during this time that he fully embraced the principles of Pop Art, focusing on popular culture and consumer imagery. With this painting, Wesselmann presents a commentary on the proliferation of consumer goods and the aesthetics of contemporary life.

Moreover, “”Still Life #5 ½”” represents Wesselmann’s mastery in elevating the mundane to the realm of high art. By placing everyday objects within the context of a painting and treating them with artistic finesse, he challenges the distinction between art and reality. Through this transformation, Wesselmann invites the viewer to reconsider the beauty and significance of everyday life.

Over the years, “”Still Life #5 ½”” has earned immense admiration and recognition from art enthusiasts and critics alike. Its bold and iconic style, innovative representation of still life, and reflection of the spirit of the Pop Art movement have solidified its place as a timeless and captivating masterpiece.

In conclusion, Tom Wesselmann’s “”Still Life #5 ½,”” painted in 1962, is a captivating example of Pop Art brilliance. Its transformation of everyday objects into a vibrant and modern visual experience, along with its departure from traditional representation, makes it a very special painting. As a testament to Wesselmann’s artistic ingenuity and his impact on contemporary art, “”Still Life #5 ½”” continues to inspire and captivate audiences, reaffirming the artist’s status as a visionary of his time.

Original size:
76.2 x 76.2 cm (width x height)
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Minimal order width:
50 cm
Maximum order width:
183 cm

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