Japan has a rich tradition of food carving called mukimono. If you’ve ever eaten at a fancy restaurant in Japan you might have found a carrot carved into a bunny, garnishing your plate. But in the hands of Japanese artist Gaku, the art of fruit and vegetable carving is elevated to a new realm of edible creations. Continue reading »
Take a good long look at your porch and patio and tell me what you see. More than likely it looks like everyone else’s porch or patio? You got some wicker furniture out there or maybe an oak picnic table painted red? I don’t have to tell you that it is boring and drab and it needs to be changed. If you are like me, you want to do something no one else in the neighborhood is doing. So we are going to go on a fruit decorating binge! Continue reading »
Meet Cristina Otero, a resourceful and imaginative young artist who loves fruit. Cristina was born and lives in Madrid and started photography as young as thirteen. Her work became quickly renowned and she was the youngest photographer who has ever exhibited solo in a Spanish gallery in Valencia. Amiable for social media, Cristina’s work transfers emotions with a specific artistic expression for someone as young as her. A rare bonus to her photos is that she models herself and uses her body and her facial emotional voice to present the dramatic art. More is yet to come by Cristina. Continue reading »
A pair of ring-tailed lemurs enjoy frozen watermelon for lunch at the Bioparco Zoo in Italy on Aug. 21. Due to very high temperatures over the past few days, zoo staff have provided animals with extra portions of frozen fruit to help them cool down. (Giorgio Cosulich / Getty Images) Click image to zoom.