Univ of Chicago Pr "The Modern Art Cookbook" Book is written by Mary Ann Caws and explores panoply of artworks of food, cooking, eating from Europe as well as the Americas.
Univ of Chicago Pr "The Modern Art Cookbook" Book opens a window into the lives of artists, writers, poets in the kitchen and the studio. Book examines the parallels between the art of cuisine and the visual arts, literature.
Age group and grade: Ages 15+ years
Title: "The Modern Art Cookbook"
Author: Mary Ann Caws
Subject: Food and society
Number of pages: 300
Publisher: Reaktion Books
Publication date: 10/15/2013
Size: 8.9"H x 6.7"W x 1"D
Book provides a window into how both great and lesser-known modern artists, writers and poets ate, cooked, depicted and wrote about food
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
Book illuminates the significance of particular ingredients and dishes in the lives of some of the world's greatest artists, providing a feast for the eyes and the mind as well as the palate
Beautifully illustrated and often surprising, this compilation is a joyous guide to the art of food
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