Food Art For Sale

Discover food art for sale. Browse today to find the food art for you, with a variety of styles and subjects available. Not sure where to start? Explore our popular food prints, paintings and collage. Or discover more about artists like Bruce McLean, Sophie Iremonger and Branislav Nikolic.

Peter Hawkin’s style is affected by the fact that he does his paintings on found surfaces rather than on canvas. The desks and wooden surfaces he paints on don’t just act as blank surfaces, their own markings constrain and affect what and how peter paints on them. In Sugar High macaroons float alongside space stations and an astronaut, all against a wooden backdrop, which is obvious to the viewer is a table, resulting in a surreal effect.

History of Food Art

Food captures the zeitgeist of a culture, since different food items can be powerful expressers of values and beliefs. For cultures around the world, food is inseparable from human history. Some of the most iconic food art was painted during ancient Greek and Roman times, the depiction of great banquets sending messages of health, wellbeing and privilege.

Food art goes back a long way and although it’s more commonly seen in photography and still life painting, food has always been an exciting material for conceptual artists, who see its perishable nature as something to be experimented with. Fresh fruit and vegetables are especially interesting since they add a temporal dimension to art installations.

The recent conceptual artwork, The Comedian, by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan caused a huge stir and was dubbed by the media as “The $120,000 Art Basel Banana”. The work was a ripe banana duct taped to a wall. For art critics its genius was in drawing out the mainstream media’s suspicion that “all contemporary art is a type of emperor’s new clothes foisted on rich people.” During its installation, another artist, David Datuna walked up to the banana and ate it, and that caused another huge stir. Afterwards he commented: “Art performance by me. I love Maurizio Cattelan artwork and I really love this installation. It’s very delicious.” Duchampian in nature, it’s the ridiculousness critics say this food art was all about.

Roy Lichtenstein is perhaps one of the most iconic food artists yet. His screen print Sandwich and Soda parodied American advertising conventions and commented on industrialisation and patriotism of the time. Andy Warhol also used food items in his prints, except he believed that mass-produced products were a great equaliser for everyday people. It’s with this in mind that art historians believe he endlessly reproduced Campbells Soup Cans.

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      Kustom Kitchen

      Paintings - 110x140cm

      Pistachio Preiser

      Photography - 30x45cm

      Pudding

      Collage - 24x21cmRent for $ 70/mo

      Fresh Fruits

      Prints - 59x42cm

      Cobweb of Potato

      Prints - 66x68cmRent for $ 80/mo

      Paper Boat Number 5

      Photography - 50x50cmRent for $ 86/mo

      Palm Trees Number 7

      Photography - 50x50cmRent for $ 86/mo

      FAB CAPS

      Prints - 55x55cmRent for $ 66/mo

      Jelly 2

      Paintings - 100x80cmRent for $ 350/mo

      Hediard Paris

      Prints - 125x168cmRent for $ 645/mo

      Scone in a White Interior

      Prints - 65x59cmRent for $ 70/mo

      Ice Cream Sprinkles

      Prints - 60x43cm

      Mandarin

      Collage - 15x10cmRent for $ 27/mo

      Blancmange

      Paintings - 91x75cm

      Oranges

      Prints - 29x23cmRent for $ 24/mo

      Diff

      Paintings - 117x91cm

      Cake Outline

      Paintings - 50x70cmRent for $ 265/mo

      Villa Roma

      Prints - 125x126cmRent for $ 645/mo

      Raincloud Number 3

      Photography - 50x50cmRent for $ 86/mo

      Invisible Soup

      Prints - 66x68cmRent for $ 80/mo

      Citrus

      Collage - 15x15cmRent for $ 29/mo

      Chocolate and Caramel

      Collage - 24x21cmRent for $ 70/mo

      Time To Rest

      Paintings - 65x65cm

      Sweets Number 29

      Photography - 50x50cmRent for $ 86/mo

      Skull custard

      Paintings - 118x72cm

      Qweesh not Quiche

      Prints - 66x68cmRent for $ 80/mo

      It was a small wedding

      Photography - 30x45cm

      Pencils Number 1

      Photography - 50x50cmRent for $ 86/mo

      A Scone in a White Interior

      Paintings - 120x100cm