Saturday in the Museum with Gifford

Image: Gifford Beal, The Fish Bucket (1924). Generally we find pieces of art to post for this series by poking around the internet looking for something related to food. This picture came from the more traditional serendipitous path of wandering through a museum, in this case the Phillips Collection. You go to see young Picasso, […]

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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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Saturday in the Museum with Andrew

Image: Andrew Wyeth, In The Orchard (1982). This austere picture is part of a series of works that Andrew Wyeth did with his model/muse Helga Testorf. The most famous of Wyeth’s paintings is a golden field in sun (though not completely bright). This one is an orchard in winter. Though separated by decades, they both […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Anna Mary

Image: Grandma Moses, Bringing in the Maple Sugar (c.1939). This weekend’s art post about food is from Anna Mary Robertson, better known as Grandma Moses, one of the great folk artist of the United States. We also continue this year’s focus on art that looks at the ways food gets to us. Robertson was spent […]

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Saturday In The Museum With Daniel

Image: Daniel Ridgway Knight, In Winter (1880). Our Saturday art posts this year focus on the origins and paths that food takes to get to the table. This weekend, we found a painting that displays the limited bounty of winter produce. In Winter is by an American artist who moved to France after the Civil […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Wayne

Image: Wayne Thiebaud, The Pie Counter (1963). On Saturday’s we like to post about art, especially art that intersects with the world of food (to match the overall theme of this site). Today our post honors someone who represented this intersection more than any other figure in the contemporary art world. Wayne Thiebaud died this […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Alma

Image: Alma Thomas, Still Life (c. 1960). [NOTE:  In one of those things that can happen in the internet age, one of the curators of the show mentioned below messaged us on IG to say that this piece is not an actual Alma Thomas.  But we still encourage you to join in on the celebration […]

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Saturday in the Museum with John

Image: John Sloan, Renganeschi’s Saturday Night (1912). © 2018 Delaware Art Museum/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York We like to post about art on Saturdays, usually a piece that has some connection to food to match the overall theme of our site.  For today’s post, falling on such a solemn date, we want to pay […]

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