Wayne Thiebaud is a Pop Art painter whose 1963 work Cakes features a table of frosted cakes rendered in paint so thick it looks like real frosting. We can't blame anyone for wanting to taste one — or all of them, as one couple managed to do when they recreated the painting with real cakes for their wedding.
Take a look at their impressive work after the jump!
If you've ever seen the television show Parks and Recreation, you know that the character Ron Swanson loves his breakfast foods. So much so that he has breakfast posters hanging prominently in his office. If you too love breakfast, take a look at this artwork that's all about the most important meal of the day:
One of the things we love best about visiting farmers' markets is the experience of color, shape, and texture. So we were absolutely delighted to see the work of Deborah Trainer, whose Draw Cook Eat project includes pictures and recipes from an entire year at the Hollywood farmers' market in Los Angeles.
After a particularly great meal or superb eating experience, I treasure a little slice of that memory by saving a scrap of paper from the meal. Do you collect any dining ephemera? Brilliant ideas scrawled on restaurant napkins definitely fall under this category. Read on to hear what little odds and ends I've squirreled away for trips down memory lane...
From zesters, peelers, poachers to corers, coolers and choppers — we love our kitchen tools! We spend a lot of time and money selecting and using the perfect tools to executive our favorite dishes perfectly. Now there's a piece of artwork that no doubt belongs right in the kitchen, honoring the tools we love so much.
How do you build a cupcake? Well, you start with a colorful liner, then add some eggs, sugar, and flour. Then choose a swirled top and some sprinkles! That's the story, anyway, with this bright, clever poster created by two artists for a friend.
We just saw the best piece of kitchen art we've seen in a long time: A poster that lovingly details every single kitchen gadget, labeled and placed in its proper context of culinary tools. It's even printed in real copper ink — so it gleams like Julia Child's pots.
A cup of black beans. Six steamed dumplings. Three potatoes. Stefen Chow's photo series The Poverty Line captures what someone living on 3.28 yuan (about 49 cents) could buy in China, putting into pictures the stark statistics of those living in poverty. The results are not always what you'd expect.