Arts & Foods: Rituals since 1851

A captivating book which sets out to investigate different languages of creativity associated with food: from painting to design, photography to fashion, architecture to cinema, and music to sculpture.

An exceptional iconographic exhibition, curated by the famous art critic Germano Celant, which explores the intimate relationship between art and food over the past 150 years; this book has a huge quantity of images on food associated with classic and contemporary art, East and West.
The internationally acclaimed art critic Germano Celant assembled a team of contributors from all over the world to describe the various aspects of the rituals of food in more than 60 interesting essays, accompanied by several precious images. The book was issued for the important exhibition at the Triennale di Milano during the Universal Exhibition, Expo 2015 in Milan.

About The Author

Germano Celant is a renowned Italian art critic and curator at the Triennale Design Museum. From 1989 to 2008, he was senior curator of contemporary art at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York.

  • Publish Date: April 24, 2018
  • Format: Trade Paperback Original
  • Category: Art - History - General
  • Publisher: Electa
  • Trim Size: 6 x 9-1/2
  • Pages: 960
  • US Price: $65.00
  • CDN Price: $85.00
  • ISBN: 978-88-918033-1-3

Author Bookshelf: Germano Celant