Paintings of food have long been in fashion in classical art, which explains why still lives of food are up there on my list of likes...
Here in the American Northeast we are emerging from a long hard winter. The earliest bulbs have already broken ground and I am looking right past spring blossoms to the fruits of summer...
Harvest Art for the Seasons to Come
Everywhere I looked crates were stacked high with perfect vegetables, all color and gleam at high noon. Here in Maine where I live the growing season is mercilessly short--June to October more or less--and that means that by mid-August we're in full harvest mode...
Empty Calories: Consuming Still Lives
I love art history as much as the next person, but I have to admit I laughed a little while reading about a recent study on the progressive growth of food portions.