Nine illusions in paint by Sherrie Wolf

Nine illusions in paint by Sherrie Wolf
It’s all paint, all the way down.

Sherrie Wolf paints realistic flowers or fruit in front of other paintings. And, of course, the whole painting is a painting.

She says she likes to "openly play with the fact that art is artifice."

I like that.

See more at her site: Sherrie Wolf Studio>>

Nine illusions in paint by Sherrie Wolf
What’s "real" and what’s "fake"?
This is called "Bacchanal", 
so the grapes are appropriate.

Nine illusions in paint by Sherrie Wolf
It’s the same glass of fruit, again.
I think the leaves are plastic.
And did you notice the sly nipple slip?

Nine illusions in paint by Sherrie Wolf
 Looks like a photo taken in front of a painting.

Nine illusions in paint by Sherrie Wolf
 The artist’s studio is reflected in the vase.

Nine illusions in paint by Sherrie Wolf
She’s holding the baby up to smell the flower.

Nine illusions in paint by Sherrie Wolf
Ms. Wolf used to put fruit 
on top of pages from art books.
(This is "Grapes After Courbet".)

Nine illusions in paint by Sherrie Wolf
"Ladies and Plums"

Nine illusions in paint by Sherrie Wolf
"Red Pear"

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