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famous works of art about food, simple meals and feasting

The Most Famous and Provocative Works of Art About Food

With the feasting season upon us, it seemed like the perfect moment to turn our attention to how brilliant artists throughout history have portrayed food, simple meals, and feasting. What role has food and dining played in great art? And how about art that’s actually made of food? Hungry for knowledge? Come along, dear reader. Here are some of the most famous and provocative works of art about food, simple meals and feasting that caught our eye when we went exploring.

Richard Serra Equal sculpture Museum of Modern Art MoMA New York

Feeling The Weight of Richard Serra’s Equal at the MoMA

There’s a lot to see at the new Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York. We’re sharing what we saw on our first visit after the museum reopened in fall 2019 after a major expansion, one exhibit at a time. After seeing Betye Saar: The Legends of Black Girl’s Window and David Tudor’s Rainforest V (variation 1), we popped in to spend a few minutes with Richard Serra’s monumental sculpture Equal (2015) at the new MoMA New York.

The most famous and beautiful works of art with clocks

The most famous and beautiful works of art with clocks

Certain occasions, like New Year’s Eve and birthdays, make us focus more than we usually would on the idea of clocks and the nature of time. Which got us to thinking: what are the most famous clocks in the world of the visual arts? Where are the most important artist’s portrayals of clocks? What about famous art clocks? We did a bit of research and here are 14 of the most famous and beautiful works of art featuring clocks and timepieces in the world.

David Tudor Rainforest V (variation 1) sound installation at the MoMA in New York City

An Enchanted Electric Rainforest at the New MoMA

There’s a lot to see at the new Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York. We’re sharing what we saw on our first visit after the museum reopened in fall 2019 after a major expansion, one exhibit at a time. After seeing Betye Saar: The Legends of Black Girl’s Window, we discovered an enchanted electric rain forest of sound – a cool and playful installation at the new MoMA – David Tudor’s Rainforest V (variation 1).