Hopefully you're reading Top of the Food Chain, one of our newer columns in which Ryan Adams discusses the particulars of different cuts of meat. Artist William Pettit certainly is, and noticed something peculiar about them: the photos we use the illustrate the specific variations on the cuts, which come from an out of [...]
According to the old 17th-century English nursery rhyme "Old King Cole was a merry old soul," which is perhaps why he often depicted feasting in a court of jovial revelers. A 30-foot paneled mural of such a scene by Maxfield Parrish is one of the trademarks of the bar in the famous St. Regis Hotel [...]
"Birth of Rachael Ray," Alex Gardega.
Up for auction on eBay is the "nude classical portrait" painting entitled "Birth of Rachael Ray" by the New York City-based artist Alex Gardega who says, "There is no Irony here, No snarky modernism." Bidding ends December 25, 2009. Or you can own the painting with the buy-it-now [...]
Kristin Tercek, "That Boy Sure Does Love His Butter," Photos by permission.
Plush doll creator-turned-painter Kristin Tercek is the New Jersey-based artist behind the series "Cuddly Rigor Mortis" that she describes as "bits of brutality smothered in a rich, creamy marshmallow sauce." Cute but creepy, Tercek's work combines a single "character" with varying themes, many [...]
Peeps, 20x40, 2006, Photo by permission.
Gummy Worms and Tums, 20x40, 2006, Photo by permission.
Massachusetts native and contemporary artist Vanessa St. Laurent paints candy (and only candy!) with the imagination of our most vivid childhood dreams. Working in oil on canvas, her creations are colorful, fun, and obviously delectable, swirling candy in a bevy of textures [...]
We're liking the "Kitchen Art" series of colored pencil and watercolor prints by Working Woman on Etsy, pieces "originally done as illustrations for food columns in a daily newspaper." Above: "Sliced Cucumbers" and "Cookie Monster," both $35.00. Some more of our favorites:
Photographs: Andrew Janjigian / Melissa Rivard for Eat Me Daily
Currently on display at the art gallery of the Bunker Hill Community College in Boston is the group exhibit "Eat the Art." The show brings together a metric tonnage of artwork on the theme of food as art, featuring pieces in a variety of media from [...]
Opening Friday September 4th (reception 6-8 pm) at the bookstore Rabelais in Portland, Maine is the exhibit "minumentals: gastronomique" featuring paintings by Rob Sullivan. Part of an ongoing series, each oil painting is "done in one sitting, from life." And they're on the small side, at only 6" x 6". Says Sullivan:
A "gastronomique" is generally [...]