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ART + FOOD lurrrvers

Inspired by 'The Basket of Apples' ~ Paul Cezanne, 1893

'Homage to the Square' series ~ Josef Albers, 1950-1976

the famous dripped paint series ~ Jackson Pollack, 1947-1952

Inspired by the 'Spot' series ~ Damien Hirst, 1990s
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Such brilliant inspirations~ 
so perfect for those art lovers, don't you think?
Lurrrve...that expressive chocolate splattered Pollack design.
Perhaps I should drip & splatter some Nutella on my toast today!
* YUM *
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-Photos: cake designs via Martha Stewart & art images via ArticMet Museum,WikipediaTate.

39 comments:

Diana Mieczan said...

Totally brilliant and so well matched. The polka dot is sooo cute! Happy Tuesday, sunshine

Bruce Barone said...

love & yum

Joyce said...

A colorful and tasty post this morning. xo

Old Cow said...

What an inspired post. My fave is the drips.

Shady Del Knight said...

I'm an art lover, Lenore Nevermore, primarily Impressionism. Thank you for sharing these marvelous images, dear friend!

McVal said...

Yummm cake!
Yummmm Nutella!
These are beautiful!

Dancing Branflake said...

These are so wonderful! Gorgeous sources of inspiration.

KristiMcMurry said...

These are brilliant!

shari said...

What a great idea to let art inspire our food presentation! I'll have to devise a dessert a la Mondrian someday... I can already see how it could be done...

;-) xoxo

Erika Lee Sears said...

how completely amazing is that.

THE ALTERNATIVE WIFE said...

Oh these are all brilliant! Thanks for sharing, sweetie. I love seeing how art inspires people in their creations :)

janettaylor said...

Ooooh, fantastic post!

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Couture Carrie said...

Gorgeous post!
Especially loving that spotted cake!

xoxox,
CC

Martina said...

Whoo hooo, love these! My favorite is the polka-dot cake, for i just can't resist dots of color! Great inspiration - play with food - yes!

Glory said...

fabulous post!
im not a big cake fan, but those cakes look like works of art.
lovely <3

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Pet said...

Is everything edible? Amazing!

S and O said...

that fruit cake is so gorgeous!
hope your having a great day!
xoxo
Olivia

I V Y said...

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SabinePsynopsis said...

There is no stopping a true artistic chef... So yay, Nutella it is, Lenore. Splishy, splashy...
xo

Cez said...

LOL...funny and great taste post!!!! love it!!!

drollgirl said...

well this is fab beyond belief! love it! RIGHT UP MY ALLEY!

Susan said...

Love the arty apples... Expect these cakes will be auctioned off for gzillions? Your toast could become curiously collectable, Lenore.

Shaddy aka Cheryl said...

Edible art?? Gotta luv it!!

*indie_queen* said...

Wow! Especially the Jackson Pollack one!

Chudney Thomas said...

Loving it! Right now I'm obsessed with circles so my fave of he moment would have to be the spotted cake. But really, I love it all. Thanks for posting.

Tamra @walkswithBella said...

YUM! Jackson Pollack is my fav.

Brooke said...

oh my goodness I love that first cake!

iheartkiwi said...

LOVE this series!

The Cezanne cake is absolutely dreamy. It looks luscious, just like the painting.

P.S. YES to the Nutella.

Jan said...

Liking all of these.
The Albers is my fave though.
xxx

Sienna said...

That white cake looks BEYOND.

Brandi {not your average ordinary} said...

This is an absolute brilliant post! I love the combination of food and art. Nothing better in the world, if you ask me.

Kwana said...

Delish inspiration!

Santafire said...

*heart*

LPC said...

Funny. I want food more than art:).

Laurel said...

OOOOHHH! I saw the dot cake on pinterest and find it faboo!
LOVE this bit of blog heaven! So cool!

Ann said...

yummy...cool...and cute...
love it ♥ ♥ ♥

Saving Capulet said...

oh wow! i love the squares the best! <3

Sam said...

Too fantastic for words! Love this post! Albers is one of my faves!

hopeyt said...

Mmmmmm!!!! How I love pretty cakes like these! My favorite is the "Spot" cake - it is gorgeous!

Thanks for your fun post!

Hope