Go on a boozy tour of art history with this collection of recipes for over 50 expertly crafted cocktails, each one a unique creation inspired by its namesake artist. Unwind with a refreshing tequila-watermelon Frida Kahlo. Spark some inspiration while sipping on a Salvador Dalí. Or mix it up with a colorfully sweet Yayoi Kusama.
From painters to sculptors, photographers, and more, each artist profiled has a cocktail recipe that draws deeply from their life and work. Both art lovers and cocktail enthusiasts alike will love pouring over this collection of engaging stories and unique recipes. Inventive and deliciously fun, Art Boozel will give you a new appreciation for each of these inspiring artists.
- INVENTIVE & FUN RECIPES: Each of these recipes draws from elements of the artist's life and work in colorful ways that any cocktail enthusiast will enjoy; think tomato garnishes in the Andy Warhol, golden turmeric in the Gustav Klimt, and flower syrup in the Georgia O'Keeffe.
- BESTSELLING TEAM: Jennifer Croll and Kelly Shami, the author and illustrator who brought you the wildly popular Free the Tipple, are back to deliver more of the colorful cocktail recipes and lush illustration that everyone loves.
- PERFECT FOR ART LOVERS: Any level of art appreciator will enjoy pouring over the diverse biographies and engaging portraits, and will love creating drinks inspired by their favorite modern and contemporary artists.
Jennifer Croll is the author of several books about cocktails, fashion, and culture, including Free the Tipple, Bad Boys of Fashion, Bad Girls of Fashion, and Fashion That Changed the World. During daylight hours, she's the editorial director at Greystone Books, and by night, she drinks cocktails. She lives in Vancouver, Canada, with a stylish tuxedo cat named Ollie. If you're buying, she'll have a mezcal margarita on the rocks.
Kelly Shami is as an artist and a jewelry designer who lives in New York City; she illustrated Free the Tipple. She graduated with a BFA from the School of Visual Arts and is currently the creative producer for Parkwood Entertainment. She designs jewelry under her namesake brand, SHAMI, which she cofounded with her twin brother, Mark. Her studio is based in Long Island City, Queens, where she works on various multidisciplinary art projects.