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art fund raises money for museums with edible masterpieces
feb 21, 2014
art fund raises money for museums with edible masterpieces


art fund raises money for museums with edible masterpieces
(above) photograph by maja smend; food styling by kim morphew; prop styling by lydia brun

 

 

 

the art fund has kicked off a fundraising initiative that encourages art lovers and creatives to make edible masterpieces, with all money raised going towards the support of hundreds of UK museums and galleries. the philanthropic bake-off asks entrants to create food-based works of art, with recommended recipes including a mondrian-inspired battenberg, a jackson pollock themed marshmallow treat and a glittering cake mimicking the familiar diamond-encrusted damien hirst skull. campaign co-ordinator katharine richards explains, ‘we’re hoping to inspire people, through the medium of food, to raise money for our national museums and galleries. what could be more fun than recreating your favorite work of art out of simple ingredients you have in your fridge – which you can then eat!’

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‘jackson pollock – autumn rhythm (no. 30)’
photograph by maja smend; food styling by kim morphew; prop styling by lydia brun; recipe by georgia levy

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‘jackson pollock – autumn rhythm (no. 30)’
photograph by maja smend; food styling by kim morphew; prop styling by lydia brun; recipe by georgia levy

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‘for the love of cake’ — damien hirst-inspired skull cake
photograph by maja smend; food styling by kim morphew; prop styling by lydia brun; recipe by georgia levy

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‘for the love of cake’
photograph by maja smend; food styling by kim morphew; prop styling by lydia brun; recipe by georgia levy

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mondrian-inspired battenberg
photo by maja smend; food styling by kim morphew; prop styling by lydia brun; recipe by georgia levy

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van gogh-inspired ploughman’s
photo by maja smend; food styling by kim morphew; prop styling by lydia brun; recipe by georgia levy

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‘sarah lucas — self-portrait with eggs gingerbread’
photograph by maja smend; food styling by kim morphew; prop styling by lydia brun; recipe by georgia levy

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wedgwood-inspired shortbread
photo by maja smend; food styling by kim morphew; prop styling by lydia brun; recipe by georgia levy

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