A Feast for the Eyes: Edible Art from Apple to Zucchini

A Feast for the Eyes: Edible Art from Apple to Zucchini
Library Shelf Location 06.FOOD
Publication Date 2019

Savour a taste of the edible alphabet, from A to Z. Throughout history, visual and performance artists have rendered their visions within the whimsical medium of food. In Carolyn Tillie's deeply satisfying A Feast for the Eyes, you'll embark on a delicious adventure that redefines the art world. Explore the surprising artistry of apple-head dolls, butter sculptures, coffee paintings and a grand cathedral carved entirely from salt. Learn about the ancient role of food creations in ritual and global folk art. Experience the modern magnificence of electrified vegetable sculptures and ethereal molecular gastronomy. Discover why Salvador Dali had an obsession with lobsters, and why there is a giant palace in the American Midwest made entirely of corn. Whether you're a food lover or an art aficionado, this book serves up an aesthetic banquet that will delight your senses - and nourish mind, body and soul.

ISBN 9781789140637
Quantity 1
Pages 144 Pages, 159mm x 18mm x 222mm
Author Carolyn Tillie
Format Hardback
Publisher Reaktion Books Ltd, London
Category Art by Subject
Keywords Food (subject), art history
Language English

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