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Still Life with Violin and Music,

Arts Everyday Living: A Trick of the Eye—The Perfection of Art & Music

“Life,’ wrote a friend of mine, ‘is a public performance on the violin, in which you must learn the instrument as you go along.” E. M. Forster, A Room with a View American artist William Harnett (1848-1892) specialized in still life, especially trompe-l’oeil works, perceived by a “trick of the eye” as three dimensional objects. The novels of […]

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