Tiny Landscape Paintings of Istanbul on Food

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Artist Hasan Kale, who we’ve covered previously, paints tiny landscapes of his native Istanbul on small objects. Although beautiful and worthy of any tiny museum, the works are not long for this world, as most of Hasan’s canvases have a short shelf life.

Suggestion… Istanbul on Twinkies. Those’ll last.

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[link, via Colossal]

Spaghetti Medusa Might Turn Your Dinner Guests To Stone

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Want to scare the daylights out of a few dinner guests and/or turn them to stone? The Medusa Plate is the work of artist Vik Muniz, who often works in the medium of spilled food.

This particular plate, offered at the MOMA Store, has Spaghetti Medusa printed right on it, so you’ll never be able to wash her away. You’ll probably not want to eat on the Medusa Plate anyway, since it costs $500.

[link, via Lost At E Minor]

Pop Culture-Inspired Easter Eggs

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Yes, we realize that Easter was yesterday… But these pop culture-inspired Easter eggs, by artist Barak Hardley, were too cool to pass up. And, here at Foodiggity, we spent most of our Easter Sunday trying to find the eggs that we hid a bit too well.

Enjoy…

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[link, via Mashable]

The Series of Texture, A Food Art Series Inspired By Modern Art

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Beth Galton, recently featured here for her Cut Food series, is playing with her food again. Only this time, instead of the inside of foods becoming the focal point, Galton showcases textures and patterns with a heavy nod to modern art.

Whether it’s a plate of ingredients mashed up to create an edible Rothko, or a cold cut and condiment Pollock — the study in color and texture is set against Galton’s trademark black background, and is worthy of any museum wall. And by museum wall, we mean in my belly.

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[link, via First We Feast]

Food Painted To Look Like Other Food

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Relax… This isn’t a government experiment, or a small farmer screwing with nature to produce a cucumber-banana hybrid. This and other foods are part of a fun art series by Hikaru Cho titled, “It’s not what it seems.”

Various produce and other foods are painted rather awesomely to look like completely different items. Other mind games include an egg disguised as an eggplant and a tomato painted to look like an orange. Although, a cucunana sounds pretty awesome.

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[link, via Laughing Squid]