Saturday in the Museum with Narsiso

Image: Narsiso Martinez, The Weed Sprayer (2020). Ink, gouache and charcoal on found produce box. Charlie James Gallery. On Saturday, we post about art that intersects with food. In our search for content, there are serendipitous moments where something comes up in the searches that is unexpected. This year we have been focused on the […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Gustav

Image: Gustav Klimt, Poppy Field 1907. © Belvedere, Vienna For our weekly art post, we turn to an artist better known for paintings of passion than of nature. Gustav Klimt’s Poppy Field 1907 is the in the collection of the Belvedere in Vienna, which also has in it’s collection his most famous work, The Kiss. […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Vincent

Image: Vincent Van Gogh, Orchard in Blossom (Apricot Trees) (1888). A short post today for our series of weekly art posts about where food comes from. Van Gogh needs no introduction. This piece captures the sun in the orchard on a cloudy day, which seemed appropriate for our weather today. It is in the collection […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Dongqing

Image: Zhou Dongqing, The Pleasures of the Fish (1291). This weekend’s art post is a close up of a fish that is part of a much larger scroll from Imperial China. It is inspired by an ancient script. The Pleasures of the Fish is by Zhou Dongqing and dates to the 13th century. It is […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Gerard

Image: Gerard ter Borch, A Maid Milking a Cow in a Barn (c.1652–1654). This week’s art post about food is from the Getty Museum in Los Angeles. It is by the Dutch painter Gerard ter Borch The Getty describes the painting this way: “Gerard ter Borch treated the routine chore of milking in a straightforward […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Ezequias

Image: Ezequias, Colhedor de Bananas (Banana Picker) (2007) For our Saturday art posts we remain focused on the theme of where food comes from. The piece we highlight today comes from Brazil. Colhedor de Bananas or Banana Picker is by a Brazilian artist, Ezequias, who came of age in the seventies and gained some traction […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Rosa

Image: Rosa Bonheur, The Highland Shepherd (1859). One of the benefits of searching out art on a specific topic is the chance to discover lesser-known artists. The more narrow the topic, the deeper one must dig. In our case, the subject we have focused on this year is the sources of food. The serendipitous discovery […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Winslow

Image: Winslow Homer, Fresh Eggs (1874). On Saturday, we like to post about art that intersects with the world of food. This year our theme as been the sources of food and today we turn to the farm. Fresh Eggs is by Winslow Homer. There is little need to provide background on Homer. The work […]

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