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10 Works of Art to Avoid If You're Hungry

Ed Ruscha, Pepto - Caviar Hollywood, 1970. Color Screenprint On Copperplate Deluxe Paper; Torn And Deckle Edges, Sheet: 378 x 1080 mm (14 7/8 x 42 1/2 in.); Image: 256 x 955 mm (10 1/16 x 37 5/8 in.). Museum purchase, Mrs. Paul L. Wattis Fund.

Ed Ruscha, Pepto-Caviar Hollywood,1970. Color screenprint, 15 x 42 1/2 in. Published by Cirrus Editions, Los Angeles. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Museum purchase, Mrs. Paul L. Wattis Fund, 2000.131.37.1 © Ed Ruscha

Did you know that some of the prints in Ed Ruscha and the Great American West were made with edible materials? Pepto - Caviar Hollywood in particular was made with - you guessed it - Pepto Bismol and caviar, perhaps a reference to the excesses and obsessions of the Hollywood film industry.
 
What other works of art pique our interest in food? If you’re looking to tame the grumble in your belly, look to these works for inspiration on your next snack:

July 28, 2016

A Feast for the Eyes

Foodies and art aficionados alike can feast their eyes on delectable still lifes in the special exhibition Girl with a Pearl Earring: Dutch Paintings from the Mauritshuis on view at the de Young through June 2. With the abundance of delicious artwork on view, it is only fitting that the de Young Café provides equally delicious food to satiate cravings experienced while inside the exhibition.

March 5, 2013

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