Note on Food

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Title

Note on Food

Subject

A note on the aesthetics of food culture

Description

This note from LeRoy Neiman provides an a pictorial description of a fragmented set of images from haute cuisine. Despite this fragmentation, the note proves divided in three more general sections: food, “High Tea”, and wine. Neiman then describes images connected to these subjects, such as the starched white chef’s hat, a shined teapot, and the “blood of grapes”.

Creator

LeRoy Neiman

Source

LeRoy Neiman Foundation

Publisher

LeRoy Neiman Foundation

Date

c. 1990-2011

Contributor

LeRoy Neiman

Rights

Property of the LeRoy Neiman Foundation; please consult the organization's archivist for further details.

Relation

Notes

Format

Image/jpeg

Language

English

Type

Document

Identifier

LN_Notes_2950

Coverage

New York (N.Y.) New York

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Text

FOOD Wolfgang
Maud Chassen
"To go to a fine restaurant is the greatest
entertainment in the world. Good food,
good conversation, and a good bottle of wine
are the good part of life. We all work
hard to achieve that. It is kind of a reward!["]
she constantly High Teat
Checked relfections in silver teapot to
See who is seated behind her
gulp and gorge
sip and sup
[…]
starched chef hat toque enters dining
Blood of the grape
Blood of the grapes - Kiss the glass the wine caresses
Peter Morrel provides me with LeRoy
bottled by Pommard.
Great wine maker strive to make a wine
That will outlive them - that they will never
drink
Bohemian artist worked best on empty stomach

Original Format

Pen and felt-tipped pen on paper.

Files

LN_Notes_2950.jpg

Citation

LeRoy Neiman, “Note on Food,” LeRoy Neiman Foundation, accessed November 28, 2021, https://leroyneimanfoundation.omeka.net/items/show/259.