High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands


High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands

The Added Flavour of Art
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The Added Flavour of Art

(David Stroband) The Low Countries - 2005, № 13, pp. 44-58

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When David Stroband was asked to write an article about ‘art and food', he was a little confused at first. What was he supposed to take into consideration? The art of eating? On the other hand, images also loomed up of self-service restaurants in department stores, where all sorts of delicacies are displayed in dishes and bowls in very aesthetically pleasing combinations, in a way that almost borders on the art of painting. Is this an experience that might perhaps also come within the scope of the visual arts? Stroband begs to differ. He takes a look at the output of contemporary artists and their works make it apparent that the contemplation of the important things in life (and in death) can be very meaningful: it is that added flavour of reflection that makes art into art. And pretty-looking food into…errr…food.

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