Artist Creates Plaster Versions of Everything He’s Eaten Over The Past Year

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What appears to be nothing more than an exercise in minimalist food art, is actually a pretty intense project by Israeli-Dutch artist Itamar Gilboa.

The Food Chain Project is a pop-up art installation, that is not only an extensive collection of food and drinks sculpted in plaster, but is representative of everything the artist had consumed over a period of 365 days.

Over 8,000 items are represented in stark white, and is meant to call attention to global food issues. All of the food items are on sale, with proceeds donated to organizations such as FairFood International and Youth Food Movement.

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[link, via Junk Culture]

Food Cut And Arranged Into 98 Perfect Cubes

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I’m not sure if this project by Dutch artists Lernert and Sander gets me hungry, inspired, or makes me want to do geometry.

Nonetheless, the artists created Cubes, where they cut and arranged raw foods into ninety-eight, meticulously-cut, 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm cubes.

The project was commissioned by Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant for their their food-themed photography special. Now excuse me, while I go have some lunch and do math.

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Melted Gummy Bear Art Looks Like Beautiful Stained Glass

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Gummy bears… They help us sleep and create yummy couture. The gelatinous little guys are also good for some occasional food art.

Madrid-based Marta Alonso Yerba has taken gummy bear art to another level, melting them down and creating pieces that resemble stained glass. The beautifully-colored panels are actually made into light boxes, filtering light to form beautiful patterns.

Oh, gummy bears… Is there anything you can’t do?

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[link, via Food and Wine]

50 Foods In 50 Days, Hyperrealistic Illustrations of Food Presented Daily

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50 Foods in 50 Days is a daily art project by Australian artist CJ Hendry. The series shows hyperrealistic illustrations of foods placed on beautiful Hermes plates.

The fifty illustrations are simple black pen to paper using a mostly pointillist technique. See more of Hendry’s work below and over at Instagram.

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[link, via Laughing Squid]

Yummy Moon, The Lunar Cycle Recreated With 450 Nilla Wafers

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Yummy Moon is a fun way to see the entire lunar cycle. It was created by NYC-based graphic artist Yona Lee, and is made with 450 Nilla Wafers.

So, besides the obvious question of “why?” Who got to take all of those bites out of the nilla moons?

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[link, via BoingBoing]