Dine & Wine

Dine & Wine

The Gift of Pomona – Pears in Art

Since ancient times the pear tree has been honoured as a sacred tree symbolising good health, happiness and prosperity. At this time of the year,...

Candy Bedworth 11 November 2019

Dine & Wine

Strawberry Paintings Forever

Strawberries are in season! There are very few who dislike them, I know only two such people. I love everything about them, from texture, to smell,...

Magda Michalska 1 July 2019

Museum Stories

Lubaina Himid’s Dinner Service at the V&A

In 2017, Lubaina Himid won the Turner Prize (and she was the oldest winner ever, aged 63!). Ten years before she presented her work Swallow Hard: The...

Magda Michalska 14 May 2019

Egg Art 2019 Easter Edition

Two years ago I wrote an Easter article about eggs and what to do with all the remaining ones after the holidays. This year I decided to take up this...

Magda Michalska 20 April 2019

Dine & Wine

Keep Eating and Never Regret: Fat Thursday 2019

Doughnuts, doughnuts... who wouldn't be tempted by one freshly out of the bakery, covered in sweet coating and with a warm, creamy filling...

Magda Michalska 28 February 2019

Dine & Wine

Intersection of Coffee and Creating: Coffee Shops and Their Purpose

The actual art of coffee making has steadily been growing for years. We have surpassed and moved past instant coffee, on to specialty coffee shops...

Rachel Witte 5 February 2019

Dine & Wine

Fish Paintings For Christmas Eve Dinners

In many cultures, Christmas Eve dinner does not include any meat or alcohol because one should keep a vigil fasting and expecting the feastings of...

Magda Michalska 24 December 2018

Dine & Wine

Time For Tea in Paintings

One of the highlights of autumn is that drinking hot drinks is no longer looked down on and ordering a big cup of steaming hot cocoa instead of an...

Magda Michalska 12 October 2018

Ancient Greece

Persephone and the Pomegranate: Art in Ancient Greece

How has a simple, yet beautiful fruit, been the centre of attention throughout history? The pomegranate is symbolic in many cultures and religions,...

Rachel Witte 24 September 2018

Dine & Wine

Don’t Play with Your Food! Unless It’s Art

I’m sure we’ve all been told not to play with our food as we hide unappetising peas under a sticky lump of mashed potato. And most parents have...

Candy Bedworth 20 September 2018

Dine & Wine

Charles Santore Exhibition at Woodmere Art Museum

Charles Santore is an American illustrator of magazines, advertisements, and books. He’s had a successful career working on magazine covers like TV...

Alexandra Kiely 12 March 2018

Bizarre

Mushroom Picking? The Tastiest Mushroom Art

My grandpa is a real expert in mushroom picking, he knows all kinds of mushrooms and he spots even the ones hidden in the high grass. I suck at this,...

Magda Michalska 2 October 2017