Ripley’s London introduces visitors to tasty landscapes made entirely of food

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Thursday 5 December 2013

So this is pretty cool. Liverpool artist Carl Warner is known for his ‘foodscape’ photography and his creative work is now on display at Ripley’s London for all to admire. His works showcase ‘iconic landmarks such as St. Paul’s Cathedral, The London Eye and Tower Bridge made from fruit and veg’.

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Fruit and vegetable food sculptures by Dan Cretu

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Friday 8 November 2013

When our parents told us not to play with our food, we know one person who didn’t listen. Dan Cretu, a photographer based in Romania, created different everyday objects from fruits and vegetables. From an orange and a lime, he was able to construct a camera. Using calamansi and chili peppers, he came up with a motorbike that’s definitely… a hot ride (did you get it? Yes you did).

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Imaginative food art by Dan Cretu

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By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Friday 21 June 2013

We can never tire of looking at Romanian artist Dan Cretu’s fun creations made from re-appropriated food materials, such as radios and cameras made from cut fruit, or footballs made from clusters of black and white melon seeds.

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A decaying bread world: art series by Johanna Martensson

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By Sara Halas in New Art on Wednesday 12 June 2013

Johanna Martensson, an artist from Sweden, took photographs of model buildings made of bread as they decayed to represent the destiny of our cities once humans are extinct. She was inspired by an article that described how well the Earth would do without us.

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Art made from cream cheese, mascarpone and butter

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By Angela Sofo in New Art on Wednesday 12 June 2013

Jim Victor and his wife Marie Pelton are a creative duo who work together on a number of impressive cream cheese, mascarpone and butter-based projects. The couple create brilliant sculptures by using clay modeling tools that they make from wood to model the butter. They also work with chocolate, fruits and vegetables to realize three-dimensional […]

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What the French do with eggs

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By Angela Sofo in New Art on Tuesday 11 June 2013

Have you ever thought to create art with your eggs on your fridge? Maybe over Easter time. But Christel Assante works on egg shell carvings every day. Born and raised in France, she grew up with no artistic education but she really liked to draw a lot and one day she got into egg art. […]

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Food cross sections: the cure for high calorie junkfood?

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By Annie Churdar in New Photography on Saturday 1 June 2013

Research has shown that one trick to cutting back on calories is found in portion control. It’s a wise practice to divide your food before you begin to eat in order to not get carried away and overeat. Beth Galton has taken that simple concept and created an entire series of gorgeously organized photographs that celebrate […]

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Food Lovers: amazing edible art by Studio 23 in Rome

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By Angela Sofo in New Art on Friday 17 May 2013

Well, we can appreciate a wonderful landscape, we can also take a picture of it and walk under a blue sky. But I never imagined we could also taste it. ‘Food Lovers’ is a project by Studio 23 in Rome. Starting with a simple recipe, the photographer, Daniela Di Rienzo, and the culinary artist, Mariagrazia Lonza, turn […]

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The art of dissecting oranges

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By Annie Churdar in New Design on Monday 11 March 2013

Everything in this ad from Shizuoka, Japan, came from an orange, with absolutely no photoshop used. Pieces of fruit was literally dissected and arranged in a meticulous fashion in order to design this beautiful poster for a local newspaper. I can’t imagine the time and effort that went into creating this, but I love the […]

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Bacon Flavoured Jello: a step too far?

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By Cormack O'Connor in New Products on Friday 28 December 2012

It all started with the bacon scarf; a realistic strand of seemingly edible product. This was followed by bacon shaving cream with an accompanying bacon lip balm for the ladies. Now the once bright world of bacon appreciation has turned into a dark and seedy world where the bacon obsessed will do almost anything to add a little touch of their favourite pork product to everything in sight.

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Artist Brock Davis plays with his food

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By Edwin K in New Art on Thursday 9 August 2012

Remember the days when you were told not to play with your food. This guy Brock Davis does it with style and conviction. He makes these simple looking food types come to life with charm, with Orcas carved out of cucumbers, broccoli treehouses, and more.

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Miniature food sculptures by Shay Aaron

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By Edwin K in New Design on Wednesday 8 August 2012

When it comes to miniature art, few could compare with Shay Aaron. His work is so intricate and so charming that it almost looks good enough to eat. He creates these 1:12 scale food art with polymer clay and I bet the only reason he is doing this is that it makes him feel like […]

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Famous meals taken from famous literature texts

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Design on Thursday 26 July 2012

Lit geeks who love their food will be delighted to know that graphic designer Dinah Fried has gone ahead to reenact famous meals from famous literature texts and show us just how yummy they are with a series of artfully composed shots. Meals from classic reads like The Catcher in the Rye, Alice in Wonderland, Oliver Twist and Moby Dick make an appearance as well as from contemporary bestseller The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Nice. 

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Brilliant hyper-realistic food paintings by Mary Ellen Johnson

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By Kyle Mac in New Art on Friday 6 April 2012

Let me introduce you to the hyper-realistic food paintings of American artist Mary Ellen Johnson. After viewing her work, I’m confident you’ll feel as hungry as I do. Munchies or not.

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Andrea Bricco creates art from the food on her plate

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By Michelle Wilding in New Art on Thursday 1 December 2011

Andrea Bricco gives the expression playing with food on your dinner plate a whole new meaning. Her new series looks far better than my childhood attempts at making masterpieces out of mash potato and other vibrant vegies.

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