Graphic artist Anthony Scerri combined his love of burgers and New York City's subway map by illustrating each major part of a burger with a subway line whose stops are named after an ingredient or version of that part.
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Brooklyn-based artist Steven Weinberg created these enjoyable watercolors of famous historical figures—including Moses, Georgia O'Keeffe, Cookie Monster, Frosty the Snowman and others—drinking coffee. The show is currently up on display at the Cafe Grumpy in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, or you can scroll through his website to see the whole collection. Poor Atlas; the primordial deity never gets a coffee break :(
Do you ever stare at your yogurt until it starts morphing into a dinosaur? Yeah, you too? So does Brooklyn-based artist Steven Weinberg who has an exhibit coming up at Culture, the yogurt shop in Park Slope. "Dairy Cow Dream" showcases Weinberg's yogurt-inspired watercolors, including one of a swirly dino covered in mini dinos.
This fast food-themed arrangement by Carly Cylinder, owner of Los Angeles-based florist Flour, features a burger made out of styrofoam, molding paste, paint, gerbers, bluperum, ranunculus, moss, and ti leaves; french fries made of seasonal branches in a painted paper mache box; and ketchup made of crushed red carnation petals in a bottle.
Graphic communications student Rebecca Tarran created the "Periodic Table of Burgers" as her final piece for her foundation diploma. Her description: "Exploration of the chemicals and rubbish used in the burgers of the fast food industry." Elements include good ol' carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen...along with plastic bags, insecticides, and manure. View larger images of the table and the burgers at rebeccatarranportfolio.tumblr.com.
If you like the Cartoon Network show Adventure Time (and if you don't like it, I'll just assume you haven't seen it yet), you may want to get your hands on upcoming issue #4 of the Adventure Time comic book series coming out May 30. One of the four covers drawn by illustrator Scott Campbell features a bunch of the main characters sharing pizza. ...Rainbow pizza. Probably delicious, but since we don't live in the Land of Ooo we'll never know. [wipes away a tear]
Hawk Krall, combination AHT correspondent/hot dog correspondent/illustrator, recently posted on his blog about this awesome fried onion burger illustration that he made for American-themed burger joint The Burger Map in Sao Paolo, Brazil. The fried onion burger is originally from El Reno, Oklahoma, which celebrates this glorious marriage of caramelized onions and smashed beef with the annual El Reno Fried Onion Burger Day, this year held on May 5.
Since you can't decorate your walls with real food (well, technically you can, but we don't recommend it), decorate your walls with food-related art. Here are some of our favorite prints.
Yesterday one of my favorite comic artists Anthony Clark, aka Nedroid, tweeted the awesome illustration above with the message, "I wish I remembered what this was about." I too would love to know more about the adventures of Cheeseburger and Unicorn as they ready themselves for a battle with Monolithic Demon Robot, but maybe it's ok that it stand on its own without explanation.
If you couldn't make it to the sold-out Burgermat dinners and art show in London this past June, you can still buy the show's burger-inspired limited edition prints (curated by fellow burger blogger Burgerac) online at Print-Process. Each of...
Last week our San Francisco correspondent David Kover spotted this street art by Zoltron on 18th Street between Guerrero and Dolores, at the construction site where Bi-Rite Market is building a new space for their community center, 18 Reasons. The painting has evolved since then, now with more Hamburglar and scrawls of "HIPSTER."