Food

Painting, Flirt, set of 9 separate paintings, Olha Vlasova

Flirt, set of 9 separate paintings

Olha Vlasova

Painting - 23.6 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch

$791

Print, Bistro, René Gruau

Bistro

René Gruau

Print - 28.5 x 21 x 0.25 inch

$1,195

Painting, Sill life with cherries, Simona Tsvetkova

Sill life with cherries

Simona Tsvetkova

Painting - 19.7 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch

$1,072

Photography, Garbage Color, Pauline Corto

Garbage Color

Pauline Corto

Photography - 29.5 x 19.7 x 0.1 inch

$701

Painting, Still life with fruits, Valeri Tsvetkov

Still life with fruits

Valeri Tsvetkov

Painting - 23.6 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch

$3,164

Sculpture, Robinet de caviar, Thomar

Robinet de caviar

Thomar

Sculpture - 21.7 x 8.3 x 8.3 inch

$4,519

Painting, Velvet blueberries, Tamar Nazaryan

Velvet blueberries

Tamar Nazaryan

Painting - 9.4 x 7.1 x 0.8 inch

$120

Sculpture, Le calamar assoifé, Irina Drozd

Le calamar assoifé

Irina Drozd

Sculpture - 10.2 x 10.2 x 2 inch

$1,695

Painting, Still life with pomegranates and grapes, Arayik Murdaynan

Still life with pomegranates and grapes

Arayik Murdaynan

Painting - 23.6 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch

$999

Sculpture, Nourritures du futur I, Angélique

Nourritures du futur I

Angélique

Sculpture - 17.7 x 12.6 x 12.6 inch

$4,519

Painting, Three Red Apples, Miljan Vasiljevic

Three Red Apples

Miljan Vasiljevic

Painting - 9 x 15 x 2 inch

$1,050

Painting, Seafood, Irina Drozd

Seafood

Irina Drozd

Painting - 82.7 x 66.9 x 0.4 inch

$5,649

Sculpture, €500 euro apple, Ghost Art

€500 euro apple

Ghost Art

Sculpture - 17.7 x 17.7 x 17.7 inch

$2,768

Sculpture, Meltdown Noop's False Paradise, Coarse

Meltdown Noop's False Paradise

Coarse

Sculpture - 16 x 9.8 x 11.4 inch

$1,017

Print, Dismemberment, Nikki Maloof

Dismemberment

Nikki Maloof

Print - 24 x 20 x 0.8 inch

$2,950

Painting, Cerises sur étagère, Philippe Destors

Cerises sur étagère

Philippe Destors

Painting - 15.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch

$1,458

Painting, Chupa Chup, Jeroen Paulussen

Chupa Chup

Jeroen Paulussen

Painting - 23.6 x 23.6 x 2 inch

$16,948

Sculpture, Grenades, Aline Part

Grenades

Aline Part

Sculpture - 12.6 x 11.4 x 11.4 inch

$2,486

Photography, Trois Citrons, Thierry Genay

Trois Citrons

Thierry Genay

Photography - 19.7 x 19.7 x 0.4 inch

$1,073

Painting, Huevos siempre, Pipi Pírez

Huevos siempre

Pipi Pírez

Painting - 11.8 x 14.2 x 0.3 inch

$951

Painting, Life in Plastic III, Gergana Tabakova

Life in Plastic III

Gergana Tabakova

Painting - 21.7 x 21.7 x 0.8 inch

$1,017

Painting, DotNuts, Anna Sweet

DotNuts

Anna Sweet

Painting - 18 x 12 x 2.5 inch

$6,000

Sculpture, Rolling Stones 33cm, Rakel Wajnberg

Rolling Stones 33cm

Rakel Wajnberg

Sculpture - 13.8 x 7.1 x 2 inch

$4,406

Print, Février 2104, Toctoc

Février 2104

Toctoc

Print - 35.4 x 27.6 x 0.4 inch

$508

Painting, La última cena en un ascensor, Miquel Martorell Bonet

La última cena en un ascensor

Miquel Martorell Bonet

Painting - 77.6 x 52 x 0.8 inch

$10,282

Photography, Campbell's Soup, Dominique Mulhem

Campbell's Soup

Dominique Mulhem

Photography - 15.7 x 12.6 x 0.4 inch

$5,084

Painting, Plum Mood, Marina Dobrovolskaya

Plum Mood

Marina Dobrovolskaya

Painting - 11.8 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch

$1,921

Sculpture, Warm & Cozy, Betsy Enzensberger

Warm & Cozy

Betsy Enzensberger

Sculpture - 9.8 x 5.9 x 5.9 inch

$785

Painting, Rice and Peace, Dila Khamida

Rice and Peace

Dila Khamida

Painting - 39.4 x 39.4 inch

$645

Painting, On a carpet, Marzena Miskiewicz

On a carpet

Marzena Miskiewicz

Painting - 31.5 x 39.4 inch

$1,017

Sculpture, Wagyu, Marie Serruya

Wagyu

Marie Serruya

Sculpture - 11 x 9.8 x 10.6 inch

$6,327

Sculpture, Wrapping Bonbon Peint 'Forever', Laurence Jenkell

Wrapping Bonbon Peint 'Forever'

Laurence Jenkell

Sculpture - 31.5 x 10.6 x 7.9 inch

$33,895

Print, Nature Morte, Fruit et Couleurs (12), Brooke Range

Nature Morte, Fruit et Couleurs (12)

Brooke Range

Print - 39.4 x 31.5 x 1.2 inch

$791

Painting, Still life - pears, plums and pepper, Zbigniew Wozniak

Still life - pears, plums and pepper

Zbigniew Wozniak

Painting - 18.1 x 22 x 0.8 inch

$565

Sculpture, Apple Three, Jinqing Chen

Apple Three

Jinqing Chen

Sculpture - 31.1 x 20.9 x 15.7 inch

$10,000

Print, Pomegranates (from the Fruits and Flowers Suite), Donald Sultan

Pomegranates (from the Fruits and Flowers Suite)

Donald Sultan

Print - 23 x 22 inch

$4,000

Painting, Le Lac, Carole Leprince

Le Lac

Carole Leprince

Painting - 28.7 x 23.6 x 1.6 inch

$678

Sculpture, What happen on earth stays on earth, Otto Constantin

What happen on earth stays on earth

Otto Constantin

Sculpture - 28.3 x 20.9 x 0.2 inch

$3,954

Painting, Meat #2, Bevan Ramsay

Meat #2

Bevan Ramsay

Painting - 48 x 48 inch

$4,400

Fine Art Drawings, Untitled, Francesc Genovés

Untitled

Francesc Genovés

Fine Art Drawings - 25.6 x 19.7 x 0 inch

$627

Fine Art Drawings, Growing space VII, Gergana Tabakova

Growing space VII

Gergana Tabakova

Fine Art Drawings - 9.8 x 9.8 x 0 inch

$565

Painting, Les Calanques, encore une fois la mer, Gérard Ricard

Les Calanques, encore une fois la mer

Gérard Ricard

Painting - 19.7 x 19.7 x 0.4 inch

$1,243

Painting, Fruits, maïs et raisins, Arthur Van Hecke

Fruits, maïs et raisins

Arthur Van Hecke

Painting - 31.9 x 39.4 inch

$2,260

Photography, Selfportrait with melons, Sarah Maple

Selfportrait with melons

Sarah Maple

Photography - 31.5 x 19.5 inch

$678

Painting, Cesto di mele, Antonella Scolfaro

Cesto di mele

Antonella Scolfaro

Painting - 19.7 x 27.6 x 0.8 inch

$1,130

Painting, Eliza crossing the ice, Dwayne Wolff

Eliza crossing the ice

Dwayne Wolff

Painting - 16 x 20 x 2 inch

$1,500

Photography, Orange is the mediterranean, Cristina J. Rey

Orange is the mediterranean

Cristina J. Rey

Photography - 11 x 15.4 inch

$215

Photography, On the Kitchen Table 14, Nadezhda Oleg Lyahova

On the Kitchen Table 14

Nadezhda Oleg Lyahova

Photography - 11.8 x 17.7 inch

$1,356

Painting, Poires, Claudine Picard

Poires

Claudine Picard

Painting - 31.5 x 31.5 x 1.6 inch

$1,130

Print, Pain Killer, Karine Giboulo

Pain Killer

Karine Giboulo

Print - 17 x 27 x 1 inch

$1,650

Photography, On se tape un hamburger, Florence Le Van

On se tape un hamburger

Florence Le Van

Photography - 4.7 x 6.7 inch

$271

Painting, Nature morte au navets et choux, Luigi Venturi

Nature morte au navets et choux

Luigi Venturi

Painting - 13.4 x 19.7 x 0.4 inch

$887

Painting, Bistro, Claudia Radvanyi

Bistro

Claudia Radvanyi

Painting - 15 x 10.2 inch

$598

Painting, Still Life #29, Vadim Puyandaev

Still Life #29

Vadim Puyandaev

Painting - 26 x 24 x 1.5 inch

$3,330

Print, L'aïeul, Tompous (Patissier), Demián Flores

L'aïeul, Tompous (Patissier)

Demián Flores

Print - 11.2 x 8.4 inch

$169

Painting, Let them get on your head, Mirela Karadzhova

Let them get on your head

Mirela Karadzhova

Painting - 19.7 x 27.6 x 0.2 inch

$768

Painting, Nina, Jafet Blanch

Nina

Jafet Blanch

Painting - 31.5 x 21.3 x 1.2 inch

$3,841

Photography, Uvas y manzanas. From "Bodegon" Series, Dora Franco

Uvas y manzanas. From "Bodegon" Series

Dora Franco

Photography - 31.5 x 25.2 x 0.1 inch

$1,750

Painting, Cuenco de trozos de calabaza, Alberto Romero

Cuenco de trozos de calabaza

Alberto Romero

Painting - 19.7 x 20.9 x 2 inch

$1,695

Painting, Seven apples, Vyusal Rain

Seven apples

Vyusal Rain

Painting - 23.6 x 19.6 x 0.8 inch

$650

Print, Salade Joséphine, Antoni Miralda

Salade Joséphine

Antoni Miralda

Print - 29.9 x 22 x 0 inch

$678

Painting, Penny Lane, Terry Romero Paul

Penny Lane

Terry Romero Paul

Painting - 24 x 24 x 3 inch

$1,400

Painting, Apples, Kalya Zografova

Apples

Kalya Zografova

Painting - 15.7 x 19.7 x 0.2 inch

$1,017

Photography, Popsicle Horror Show, Tommi Anttonen

Popsicle Horror Show

Tommi Anttonen

Photography - 27.6 x 39.4 x 0.4 inch

$2,260

Painting, Nature morte à la pomme, Fernand Blondin

Nature morte à la pomme

Fernand Blondin

Painting - 10.4 x 13.6 x 0.1 inch

$686

Photography, Barbiturique, Nathalie Roux

Barbiturique

Nathalie Roux

Photography - 44.9 x 29.9 x 0.8 inch

$655

Painting, Nature morte aux paniers d'osier, Pierre Jouffroy

Nature morte aux paniers d'osier

Pierre Jouffroy

Painting - 23.6 x 28.5 x 0.2 inch

$1,644

Print, Mucha III, Ramon Maiden

Mucha III

Ramon Maiden

Print - 20.7 x 13.2 inch

$282

Sculpture, Frutta mista, GiFoArs

Frutta mista

GiFoArs

Sculpture - 3.9 x 15.7 x 15.7 inch

$565

Painting, Nature morte aux fruits, Willy James Rochat

Nature morte aux fruits

Willy James Rochat

Painting - 6.3 x 8.7 x 0.8 inch

$1,041

Painting, Nature morte avec panier de fruits et légumes, Joseph Vanmaekelberghe

Nature morte avec panier de fruits et légumes

Joseph Vanmaekelberghe

Painting - 17.7 x 25.6 x 0.8 inch

$769

Painting, Pink cupcake, Matt Jacobs

Pink cupcake

Matt Jacobs

Painting - 7.9 x 10 x 1 inch

$1,017

Painting, Nature morte fruit faïence et couteau, André-Laurent Kunkler

Nature morte fruit faïence et couteau

André-Laurent Kunkler

Painting - 9.1 x 10.2 x 0.2 inch

$1,005

Sculpture, The big gold, Li  Shigong

The big gold

Li Shigong

Sculpture - 23.6 x 19.7 x 15.7 inch

$12,202

Painting, Bananas, Olga Kasatkina

Bananas

Olga Kasatkina

Painting - 19.7 x 27.6 x 0.6 inch

$500

Painting, Nature morte aux pommes, poires et raisin, K. Haeuser

Nature morte aux pommes, poires et raisin

K. Haeuser

Painting - 19.7 x 25.6 x 0.8 inch

$828

Painting, Sul prato a primavera, Renato Bertoloni

Sul prato a primavera

Renato Bertoloni

Painting - 23.6 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch

$887

Sculpture, Object II from the series “Unpredictable Circumstances”, Stefan Ivanov

Object II from the series “Unpredictable Circumstances”

Stefan Ivanov

Sculpture - 47.2 x 21.7 x 13.8 inch

$5,197

Sculpture, Legend of the abduction of Europe, Rumiana Rusinova

Legend of the abduction of Europe

Rumiana Rusinova

Sculpture - 11.4 x 9.8 x 5.5 inch

$2,486

Painting, Grenade, Andrée Bars

Grenade

Andrée Bars

Painting - 11.8 x 11.8 x 0.8 inch

$1,412

Painting, Late Breakfast, Anastasia Egonyan

Late Breakfast

Anastasia Egonyan

Painting - 31.5 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch

$847

Sculpture, Sweet Macaron - Keith Haring, Rose

Sweet Macaron - Keith Haring

Rose

Sculpture - 0.8 x 1.4 x 1.4 inch

$40

Print, Atomaus Eating Noodles, Dongi Lee

Atomaus Eating Noodles

Dongi Lee

Print - 23 x 25.5 inch

$2,000

Painting, Coccinelle Ladybird Bouteilles bottles, Gilles Le Corre

Coccinelle Ladybird Bouteilles bottles

Gilles Le Corre

Painting - 29.1 x 19.7 x 0.4 inch

$2,203

Painting, Ramen time, Art_flo75

Ramen time

Art_flo75

Painting - 32.7 x 25.6 x 0.7 inch

$565

Photography, Red, Viktor Polson

Red

Viktor Polson

Photography - 29.5 x 43.3 x 2 inch

$2,034

Painting, Still Life with Apples, Zhang Wei Guang

Still Life with Apples

Zhang Wei Guang

Painting - 11.4 x 15 x 0.1 inch

$5,649

Painting, Les 3 coings, Stéphane Dufraisse

Les 3 coings

Stéphane Dufraisse

Painting - 21.7 x 18.1 x 0.8 inch

$2,599

Sculpture, LuxeCake Off-white rouge / chrome, Taydna

LuxeCake Off-white rouge / chrome

Taydna

Sculpture - 3.9 x 2 x 2 inch

$90

Food

Food and meals have fascinated artists for centuries. If some of them are interested in still lifes and vanitas artworks, many use food in order to criticise the over abundance that our consumerist society encourages. They create figurative art evoking food from fast food chains and supermarkets as well as the highly branded packaging. Artsper presents a selection that will delight your senses, discover famous foods and brands from our consumer society and traditional representations of food: a real artistic menu that will whet your appetite!


But before exploring our selection, why not take a few moments to explore the relationship that links art and food? Eating is a necessary activity for human survival and food plays an important role in our societies and cultures, so it's not surprising that it is a popular subject in the history in art. In Western art, food has been used symbolically, for illustrating a theme and in order to allow artists to showcase their talent in portraying any subject realistically.


In Ancient Greece, artists represented banquets and feasts through painting and mosaics. In Ancient Egypt, drawings of food were found inside funeral chambers as Egyptians believed that due to magical properties, these drawings would provide the sustenance that the deceased needed in the afterlife. However, it was especially from the Renaissance onwards that food became a more recurrent theme. From the 17th century, especially in Holland, Spain and Italy, food became a separate theme and many still lifes focused solely on the subject. Painters depicted with an impressive level of realism and detail abundant displays of food which often included game, seafood, exotic citruses and grapes. Many such paintings have been interpreted as referring to the transient nature of luxury or the dangers of greed. By the end of the 19th century however, artists turned more to genre scenes and depicted food in more realistic settings. As the Realism movement flourished, they even depicted peasant meals.  


The arrival of consumerism in the mid 20th century disrupted the role of food in art. Food started to be carefully packaged and branded and it became a means of communication. Several food items such the Coca Cola bottle, the Campbell's canned food or the classic hamburger have reached the rank of icon. Artists often use such foods in their work to comment on and criticise the society around them.


In contemporary art, artists continue to depict foods in paintings but they also use it to create installations, performance art and photographs. Today there seem to be an infinite number of possibilities for food in art.


If you're looking for a painting for your kitchen, why not choose one that reflects the activities taking place in this oh-so-important room? The same goes for your dining room! On Artsper you'll find a wide range of choice, from classical still lifes painted with impressive realism to pop art works and almost abstract ones that evoke food and meals only in passing. With our selection, you're sure to find the work of art for you.

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