Erwin Olaf (1959)

Still life 5

Erwin Olaf (1959)

Still life 5

2008 | Lambda print on Dibond/Plexiglas in wooden frame | 141 × 106 cm

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. So does it matter how we present it?

This photograph is from Erwin Olaf’s Fall. The perfectly arranged plants in this series are all photographed in simple ceramic vases against drab brown 1950s wallpaper and curtains. The rest of the series consists of awkward portraits of young models against a similar background.


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