While Banksy has been busy staging a new artwork and getting ‘arrested’ countless times, food artist Harley Langberg has been recreating Banksy’s past works using ingredients like eggplants, peppers, apples and even gum. Wonder which ones got eaten first…
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’.
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).
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.
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.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.