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The Art of Food


Describe the relationship between food, art and consumerism.
Please come to class prepared to discuss an artwork that relates to any of the themes explored in this module.

Suggested Viewings

Collins, Hannah, Fragile Feast, 2011

DeMarte, Jason, Utopic series, 2007: ‘Ambiguous object of desire’.

look at examples of 'Mukbang' or 'Meokbang' (South Korean 'food porn') on YouTube.


Bendiner, Kenneth, Food in Painting: From the Renaissance to the Present (2004).

Bright, Susan, Feast for the Eyes (London, 2017).

Levent, Nina, and Irina D. Mihalache, Food and Museums (London, 2016).

Malaguzzi, Silvia, Food and Feasting in Art (2008).