Tag American Art

Sneak Peek: Mark Rothko: From the Inside Out by Christopher Rothko

We’re delighted to share a sneak peek at a moving, enlightening, and important book we’re publishing this November: Christopher Rothko’s Mark Rothko: From the Inside Out. Below is an excerpt from one of the book’s 18 essays, a piece entitled “Ceci n’est pas un frigo.” “Refrigerators! Big, squashy refrigerators,” my

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National Pie Day Announcement: Art and Appetite Winners

In honor of National Pie Day, we’d like to take a moment to congratulate the five winners of our American culinary history quiz!  Jennifer A., Ilya K,. Kevin J., Claudia D., and Yayoi S. were the first five contestants to answer all of the questions correctly.  We hope you enjoy

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Test Your Knowledge of Weird American Historical Food Culture to Win Art and Appetite

The exhibition and accompanying book Art and Appetite: American Painting, Culture, and Cuisine by Judith Barter explore depictions of food in American art. From colonial times to the present day, artists have used food as an entry point from which they could both celebrate and critique society, American values, and

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The Art Department Takes Art and Appetite Home With Delicious Results

A first: we have seized the opportunity to celebrate the publication of one of our art & architecture books with a cooking blog post!  Art and Appetite: American Painting, Culture, and Cuisine, edited by Judith Barter and accompanying a marvelous exhibition of the same name currently on view at the

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