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Binge! The Food Feasts of Art History

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As the Old Sing, So Pipe the Young by Jan Steen

As the Old Sing, So Pipe the Young by Jan Steen

An Artist?s Cornucopia of Gorgeous, Strange and Sometimes Grotesque Artworks Featuring Edibles

Let the feasting begin. As many of us prepare for, or are already in the midst of, this season of holidays, parties and fun, we decided to feast with our eyes first with a totally binge worthy showcase of food feasts of art history! It?s an artist’s cornucopia of gorgeous, strange and sometimes a little bit gross artworks featuring edibles.

Solo Feast

Annibale Carracci?s The Bean Eater is a depiction of a rough and tumble character sitting down to a hearty meal. With eyes looking directly outward, there?s an implied expectation that you, the viewer, are sharing his space and the dining hour, perhaps at a table across the way.

The Bean Eater by Annibale Carracci

The Bean Eater by Annibale Carracci

The Potato Eaters

A dark and coarse supper from the Post-Impressionist…

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