In this oil on canvas, the artist reveals his love of cooking by placing familiar cooking tools and ingredients in the composition. Renssen adds unexpected elements through the application of Cubist principles of space, volume, and perspective. Rather than viewing a still life based on linear perspective, Cubism allows the viewer to view objects from multiple perspectives. Rooster and Two Pitchers on a Table comes framed, ready to hang.
In affiliation with the Renssen Gallery in Amsterdam, Erik Renssen is an admirer of and inspired by Pablo Picasso.