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    DescriptionFood has always been a favourite subject of the world's artists, from still-lifes by Matisse and Picasso to the works of Claes Oldenberg and Andy Warhol. But how do artists eat? The Modern Art Cookbook provides a window into how both great and lesser-known modern artists, writers and poets ate, cooked, depicted and wrote about food. A cornucopia of life in the kitchen and in the studio throughout the twentieth century and beyond, the book explores a wide-ranging panoply of artworks of food, cooking and eating from Europe and the Americas - from the early moderns through the Impressionists, Symbolists, Cubists, Futurists and Surrealists up to today's art - as well as writing about food from contemporary novelists, writers and poets. Mary Ann Caws supplies numerous delicious modern art recipes, from Frida Kahlo's Veracruz-style red snapper to David Hockney's strawberry cake and Claude Monet's madeleines, exploring the parallels between the art of cuisine and the visual and verbal arts. The Modern Art Cookbook illuminates the significance of particular ingredients and dishes in the lives of some of the world's greatest artists, providing a feast for the eyes and the mind as well as the palate. Beautifully illustrated and often surprising, this compilation is a joyous guide to the art of food.


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    Title
    The Modern Art Cookbook
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mary Ann Caws
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 200 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 889 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781780231747
    ISBN 10: 1780231741
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: FOO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T16.0
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: WBA, ACX
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T General Subject: 750
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15800
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    B&T Approval Code: A02540000
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    Libri: I-AT
    BISAC V2.8: CKB041000, ART000000
    Abridged Dewey: 301
    B&T Approval Code: A33200000, A97406000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    LC classification: GN
    BISAC V2.8: CKB071000, ART050000, SOC002010
    DC23: 641.5
    Thema V1.0: AGA, WBA
    Edition statement
    New.
    Illustrations note
    100 colour, 11 black and white
    Publisher
    Reaktion Books
    Imprint name
    Reaktion Books
    Publication date
    15 October 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Mary Ann Caws is Distinguished Professor of English, French and Comparative Literature, Graduate Center, City University of New York, and the author of many books on art and literature, including Robert Motherwell with Pen and Brush (Reaktion, 2003), Pablo Picasso (Reaktion, 2005) and Salvador Dali (Reaktion, 2008).
    Review quote
    "Connecting the senses is what "The Modern Art Cookbook" is all about. . . . The larger purpose of this delectable anthology is the association of reading, looking and cooking. . . . Mary Ann Caws has a discriminating eye, a catholic taste, a fine feeling for feeding, as A. J. Liebling called it, and a wonderfully well-stocked larder of culture. As a trans-historical truffle-hound she is hard to beat. . . . Mary Ann Caws's purpose is triumphantly achieved. The marriage of lookery and cookery is beguiling: the total effect is mouth-watering."--Alex Danchev "Times Literary Supplement "
    Table of contents
    Introduction: Reading in the Kitchen Appetizers Soup Eggs Fish Meat Vegetables Sides Bread and Cheese Fruit Desserts Beverages Bibliography Acknowledgements Permissions Photo Acknowledgements