Photorealistic Food Paintings by Mary Ellen Johnson

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 09, 2012
Maybe it is because we are in Sri Lanka and we have eaten curry with each meal, but Mary Ellen Johnson's photorealistic paintings of sundaes, waffles, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, cherry pies and sticky buns are really making our mouth's water.

Dictator Cakes for Amnesty International

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 07, 2012
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Amnesty International, Prague-based marketing team Euro RSCG created a campaign surrounding these "Dictator Cakes," cakes in the form of the busts of Cuba's Fidel Castro and Belarus' Alexander Lukashenko. Please take notice as to where the slice of cake has been removed . . .

Play With Your Food Plates by Boguslaw Sliwinski

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 20, 2012
It is a national holiday here in the USA, so we are having a bit more fun with our selections for the blog today. First up, Play With Your Food Plates, a clevely designed series by Boguslaw Sliwinski. We have no idea about that name.

Famous Explosions Recreated with Cauliflower

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 14, 2012
You know when you think you have seen it all? Well, have you seen it done in cauliflower? Artist Brock Davis has taken the very famous explosions that occurred at the bombing of Nagasaki, the Hindenburg fire, and the Challenger disaster and recreated them using cauliflower. We are at a loss for words.

The Sandwich Artist

Juxtapoz // Saturday, January 21, 2012
Sandwiches themselves can be pieces of art, and they are open to interpretation. Enter Brittany Powell and her Low-Commitment Projects with Tae Kitakata, where they have taken sandwiches and used them as a canvas to reimagine the works of O'Keefe, Hirst, Rothko, Johns, and other masters of their time.

The Rise of Zombie Wedding Cakes

Juxtapoz // Saturday, January 14, 2012
The website WhoKilledBambi does an excellent job of finding some of the more oddball moments that the Internet can provide in terms of outsider art, and they somehow came across a trend of Zombie Wedding Cakes that seems to have become a staple in the best weddings in the world.

Jay Hardman "Unsustainable" @ Space 1026, Philadelphia

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 06, 2012
This one should be good. Jay Hardman creates cake sculptures (the help of wood and foam) to depict the "methodical dividing and carving up of (urban) neighborhoods; entire blocks at a time or house by house, mirrored the way a cake would be consumed." His first solo show, Unsustainable, opens tonight, January 6, 2012, at Space 1026 in Philadelphia.

Great Idea: Minced Wool Sausages

Juxtapoz // Monday, December 19, 2011
This is probably only cool in picture form, but the idea of the Minced Wool Sausage, with the yarn coming out of the mincer, is quite clever. This image has been around the web most of this year, and Google is failing to give a name to the creation. Anyone know?

Microwhat: An investigation in the kitchen

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Microwhat? Microcherrytomatoes. Microgumballs. MIcrolipstick. Microsoap. Microglowstick. Micromascara. Microcrayons. You could essentially do this for ever, and probably break your microwave. So instead, we suggest you just enjoy these colorful photographs documenting someone else's microwave experiments.

Invader "ATTACK OF THE SPACE WAFFLES" @ The Outsiders, London

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 28, 2011
Waffles are quite seasonal, especially during the holiday season. In thinking about waffles, French street artist, Invader, is set to open a new exhibition, Attack of the Space Waffles, at The Outsiders in London on December 2, 2011. The show will feature a Space Waffle Machine discpensing hot waffles throughout the exhibition for the gallery's Christmas visitors.
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