Art and Appetite: American Painting, Culture, and Cuisine

Price: 18.00 USD

Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago / Yale University Press, 2013. Deep violet boards with orange cloth spine; color pictorial dust jacket; 248 pp. with color & BW illustrations. Issued in conjunction with a 2013-2014 exhibition of American paintings that depict food. With thematic and illustrated essays by Judith A. Barter, Annelise K. Madden, Ellen E. Roberts, and Sarah Kelly Oehler. A unique subject! Contents as follows: Food for Thought: American Art and Eating / Judith A. Barter -- Thanksgiving: The Great American Food Fest / Judith A. Barter -- "The Symmetry of Nature": Horticulture and the Roots of American Still-Life Painting / Judith A. Barter and Annelise K. Madden -- Recipes for Refinement: Art and Sociability in the Mid-Nineteenth Century / Annelise K. Madden -- Drunkards and Teetotalers: Alcohol and Still-Life Painting / Judith A. Barter -- Matters of Taste: Trompe l'Oeil and the Politics of Food / Judith A. Barter -- Anxious Consumption: Paintings of Food at the Turn of the Twentieth Century / Ellen E. Roberts -- From Tabletop to Table: Food and Eating in the Modern Era / Sarah Kelly Oehler -- Convenience: Pop, Production, and the Making of Art in the 1960s / Sarah Kelly Oehler. NF/VG- with a wrinklte to bottom edge of dust jacket. A very nice copy.

ISBN: 9780300196238

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