The Modern Art Cookbook (Paperback)

Mary Ann Caws

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Food has always been a favourite subject of the world's artists, from still-lifes by Matisse and Picasso to the works of Claes Oldenberg and Andy Warhol. But how do artists eat? The Modern Art Cookbook provides a window into how both great and lesser-known modern artists, writers and poets ate, cooked, depicted and wrote about food. A cornucopia of life in the kitchen and in the studio throughout the twentieth century and beyond, the book explores a wide-ranging panoply of artworks of food, cooking and eating from Europe and the Americas - from the early moderns through the Impressionists, Symbolists, Cubists, Futurists and Surrealists up to today's art - as well as writing about food from contemporary novelists, writers and poets. Beautifully illustrated and often surprising, this new paperback edition is a joyous guide to the art of food.


Product Details

  • Product code: BMXAS
  • ISBN: 9781780239132
  • Publisher: Reaktion Books
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 22.4cm x 16.8cm
  • Pages: 256
  • Publish date: Mon Mar 12 00:00:00 GMT 2018
  • Book points: 11

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