“I think the best word is abstract,” Eggleston said. “Bach was not trying to tell a story with his music. And that’s attractive to me. I don’t know why.”
Not only for his vision of still life, but use of color, Irving Penn is a go-to for still life/series. Check out this article, and google more of his work.
A Photographic Series about Google
Wherein Google becomes a creative collaborator.
How Long Do You Need to Look at a Work of Art to Get It? It’s not a trick question; but something worth considering.