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This art inspired food is too pretty to eat!
Social distancing has spawned a new generation of home bakers
Art Girls Jungle 10 Jul 2020

Social distancing has spawned a new generation of home bakers, and they’ve got some great ideas for lock-down cooking, especially when it comes to the creative finishes!

The lines of art are often blurred, but have you ever thought of food as art?!

“Food is art and art is food.” – Simon de Pury, art collector and auctioneer once said, while Iwan Wirth, President, Hauser & Wirth noted “Artists thrive in the presence of great chefs, and vice versa.”

Which does give you some food for thought… However, these Instagrams may answer your question!

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The Japanese are no strangers to creative food! While you may think the humble sandwich lacks artistic potential, Tastemade Japan shows just how pretty bread and filling can be. The Tastemade Japan team recently published a video online, showing you how to prepare their cute fruit flower sandwiches.

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How could you eat these pretty tartines?! This female form inspired food art is by french influencer and designer Inès Mélia.

To mark the occasion of their six new boob pillow colours – @coldpicnic line of textiles and home goods @jewelsofny made these adorable ravioli doppelgangers for each.

What do you put on your toast in the morning? Probably not something as elaborate as Japanese designer Manami Sasaki. During lockdown the designer has been using slices of toast as her canvas to create incredible breakfasts that look too pretty to eat.

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頂きます~

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Singaporean artist Qixuan Lim, known also by @qimmyshimmy, creates stunning food sculptures with miniature baby heads. Inspired by the Surrealist movement, the designer explores contrasting ideas of cuteness versus horror and dream versus reality.

Teri Culletto, aka the Vineyard Baker, creates art with focaccia bread as her canvas. Using fresh herbs and vegetables, she has crafted a series of Vincent van Gogh-inspired loaves she calls Van Dough that features floral imagery as both a way to add surface decoration and flavors to her baking.

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tropical vacations in 2020 lol

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New York-based designer Nicole McLaughlin’s makes clothes from highly unusual found objects, including food packaging. “I started with limited knowledge and resources,” she told Dazed Magazine. “But I didn’t want to be deterred by obstacles that I believed could be easily remedied.” Today, her work highlights the importance of upcycling, and her tongue-in-cheek designs are a unique way of getting the sustainable fashion message across.

Wouldn’t want to ruin the latte art on this one. Photo: @sausagelord via @hypebae inspired by Japanese artist Takashi Murakami.

@lindasofiaring wins the best lockdown bread award, right?! These flour-dusted bread portraits are so beautiful.

Fall in love with the pastel confectionary found on @hebe_konditori. I mean how could anyone eat these vanilla and Rose candy pillars on pink sugar – they are just too pretty!

This Instagram – @chinese_plating : 美食美器 documents 20th century Chinese food design through archive materials – based in Los Angeles.

Chloe Wise’s work is as much about playfulness as provocation. The Canadian-born, New York-based artist  work often confronts clichés of American gluttony and the fetishization of food.

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