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Apples in a Poly Bag

Are we coming down to earth in this still life? Look quickly and you think yes, look carefully and you see the gorgeous working of the polythene around the apples with the daring use of white. The marble should ground the still life, but the patterns in its surface move as the eye scans across it. David cannot avoid playing with colours and shapes, clarity and imagination…


Completed 1978. Private collection.

Size: 30 x 45 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas