Tag: Paulette Tavormina

Paulette Tavormina, Canaries and the Cat, 2024, Archival Pigment Photograph

Paulette Tavormina: Breathing Life into Stillness

The still-life photographs of Paulette Tavormina are anything but still; on the contrary, they are full of life. Recalling sumptuous details of seventeenth-century Old Master painters such as Francisco de Zurbarán, Adriaen Coorte, Juan Sánchez Cotán, and Giovanna Garzoni, Tavormina’s painterly compositions serve as intensely personal interpretations of timeless, universal stories and themes of of life and love, of joy and sorrow.

Dialogues With Great Photographers – Paulette Tavormina

Embark on a journey into the enchanting world of Paulette Tavormina’s photography, where each image tells a story steeped in the tradition of Old Master still life paintings. Explore her fascination with capturing the beauty of everyday objects and the profound simplicity found in life’s fleeting moments. From her early influences to her ongoing exploration of the Vanitas genre, Tavormina invites viewers to appreciate the timeless elegance and emotional resonance of her work.