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Guest Host: Rebecca Sheir
For centuries, artists in every mode have drawn inspiration from their lunch. From the Renaissance era still-life of a banquet table to Andy Warhol’s famous Campbell’s soup cans, food has long been a focus of painters and designers. And many an eater would tell you an artfully arranged plate of food is more appealing than a messy one, no matter the taste. We talk with local artists and a food historian about the intersection of meals and masterpieces.
- Marcella Kriebel Artist; Author & Illustrator, 'Mi Comida Latina'
- Cory Bernat Professor, George Washington University Corcoran School of the Arts and Design; co-curator, FOOD: Transforming the American Table 1950–2000 at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History; graphic designer
- Josh Kramer Journalist; Illustrator; Writer and Illustrator, 'Drawn to Flavor'
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