Put Food on the Tableau
Love, Emma, The Independent (London, England)
From a festival where you can eat the meal you see in a movie to an exhibition of food-related art, there's no shortage of nourishment in our culture. By Emma Love
In the right pair of hands, food can be transformed into a work of art. Whether by a chef in one of the world's finest kitchens experimenting with flavours, textures and presentation or by an artist who uses food in their work; it can be a lot more than something we simply consume. There have long been links between food and art, with food a recurring subject matter for a wide range of artists, from 17th- century still-life painters to Andy Warhol, who famously depicted those Campbell's soup cans in the 1960s. …
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Publication information: Article title: Put Food on the Tableau. Contributors: Love, Emma - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: October 6, 2009. Page number: 14. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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