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The Greatest Food Still Lifes in Art History

The Greatest Food Still Lifes in Art History

Author Kyle Chayka of Flavorwire says "There are a few classic subjects that pop up repeatedly over the course of art history. There are the religious archetypes of the Madonna and Child and the Pieta; the portrait, in which an artist tries to faithfully capture a human likeness; and the still-life, a depiction of a group of physical objects. Right. So, how about we get to the delicious? Food holds a special place in visual culture and still lifes of food are an ongoing obsession with artists — not to mention, a personal favorite of our own. We scoped out the best food still lifes from the last few centuries, and delivered them fresh to you. Enjoy!"

We agree with Mr. Chayka, there are some really breathtaking works of art that you really must see.  Mr. Chayka does a really good job of giving you the background history on each piece. 

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