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Delicious Metropolis

The Desserts and Urban Scenes of Wayne Thiebaud
By Wayne Thiebaud
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Delicious Metropolis brings together two of Wayne Thiebaud's most celebrated bodies of work: desserts and cityscapes. Between the two, fascinating juxtapositions develop. The layers of a Neapolitan cake echo the shadows cast across a stre...
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Delicious Metropolis brings together two of Wayne Thiebaud's most celebrated bodies of work: desserts and cityscapes. Between the two, fascinating juxtapositions develop. The layers of a Neapolitan cake echo the shadows cast across a street in the late afternoon. The pastel hues of iced sponge cakes match California's candy-colored houses. Curators, critics, and artists guide the reader through the book via insightful bite-size essays. This gorgeous hardcover offers fans and newcomers a refreshing and accessible way to enjoy the oeuvre of this iconic American painter. Complete with multicolored page edges evoking the layers of one of Thiebaud's mouthwatering cakes, it's a treat for art lovers, city-dwellers, and gourmets alike.
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 144
Size: 8 3/4 X 9 1/2 V
Publication Date: 04/30/2019
ISBN: 9781452169934
Wayne Thiebaud is a world-renowned painter recipient of the National Medal of Arts and member of the California Hall of Fame. He lives in Sacramento.