The Goldfish still life had the following tasks: to create a decorative flat space saturated with bright contrasting colors (in this case, red, orange, green, blue). The work lacks the traditional rules of perspective and depth characteristic of academic art. The idea of the vertical and horizontal surfaces of the table, on which the objects of still life stand, is destroyed. However, there is a volume in the image of objects, which, however, does not prevent you from perceiving the details of the work in a single plane. The work should serve as the visual center of the appropriate interior.