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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Saturday in the Museum with Frederic

Image: Frederic Edwin Church, The Meteor of 1860 (1862). This time of year food is often associated with the night sky.  Around camp fires or backyard grills we take advantage of the warm nights to cook and eat outside.  Looking up to see the stars emerge makes that hot dog or s’more all the more […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Malcah

Image: Malcah Zeldis, Miss Liberty Celebration, (1987), oil on corrugated cardboard, © Malcah Zeldis For this week’s art post we went Americana for the Fourth.  We usually try to find a link to food, but for this weekend we will have to settle for the implied taste of grilled hot dogs and macaroni salad in […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Arthello

Image: Arthello Beck, Jr., Juneteenth Picnic. For our weekly art posting, we highlight something in honor of the day, a painting by Texas artist Arthello Beck, Jr of a Juneteenth picnic. One of the enjoyments of doing these Saturday art posts is the serendipitous occurrences that happen when you go rummaging in the internet attic […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Edward

Image: Edward Hopper, Cape Cod Morning (1950). On Saturdays, we like to highlight a piece of art.  With the big museums opening at the end of this week, we are putting the focus on this Edward Hopper from the Smithsonian American Art Museum. A year ago, as we sunk into the reality of the situation, […]

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