French artist Rachel Lévy photographs flowers that are past their prime: wilting, fading and revealing visible signs of decay. Nonetheless, captured in the last fleeting moments before perishing, they are strikingly beautiful.
AS Art Exam: Paintings of Decaying Fruit 98%
Based on the AS Art exam topic suspension, these paintings depict a still life of rotting fruit & vegetables hanging from nails in the art room wall
Irving Penn - Iceland Poppy/Papaver nudicaule (F), New York, 2006 I chose this piece as I like the dark and muted colours within the flowers. I also like that the flowers are wilted as it provides great depth to the image.