Wayne Thiebaud: Confections, Boxed Note Cards

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9780764932113
$16.95
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These delectable note cards feature the sweet confections by American artist Wayne Thiebaud, known for his images of cakes, pies, and other ubiquitous store-bought foods.

Instantly recognizable for their sensuous texture and warm, luminous palette, Wayne Thiebaud's images of cakes, pies, and other ubiquitous store-bought foods brought him to international prominence in the 1960s. His food paintings explore society's fascination with, and ritualistic treatment of, certain culinary items; Thiebaud paints what he has called the "tattletale signs" of our culture. The images selected for this note-card set concentrate on his skewed, good-humored, pensive take on the sweet stuff.


  • 20 note cards (5 each of 4 images) with envelopes
  • 5 x 7 inches
  • Printed with soy-based inks on recycled paper
  • Decorative box


Description

Instantly recognizable for their sensuous texture and warm, luminous palette, Wayne Thiebaud's images of cakes, pies, and other ubiquitous store-bought foods brought him to international prominence in the 1960s. His food paintings explore society's fascination with, and ritualistic treatment of, certain culinary items; Thiebaud paints what he has called the "tattletale signs" of our culture. The images selected for this note-card set concentrate on his skewed, good-humored, pensive take on the sweet stuff.


  • 20 note cards (5 each of 4 images) with envelopes
  • 5 x 7 inches
  • Printed with soy-based inks on recycled paper
  • Decorative box
Artist Wayne Thiebaud
Art Style American


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