A delicious event is coming to Vancouver in March.
Presented by The Polygon Gallery, Feast for the Eyes: The Story of Food in Photography tells the story of photography through the lens of food.
The show was hosted by writer Susan Bright and Aperture Foundation editor-in-chief Denise Wolff. Visitors will enjoy reporting from over 60 world-renowned artists since the late 19th century, including Guy Bourdin, Man Ray and Wolfgang Tillmans, through enticing assortments of over 100 images ranging from photojournalism to fashion photography, from rare cookbooks to advertising.
“The exhibition not only documents the history of photography through one of the subjects most commonly depicted in visual aids – food – it also illuminates the changing contours of our individual and collective identities through acts of communion. , hospitality and sharing, ”said Reid Shier, director of The Polygon Gallery, in a statement.
“We are delighted to present some of the most provocative images created by renowned artists such as Andy Warhol and Cindy Sherman, and to share how disparate photographic genres have been used to express the central and enduring role of food in our lives. . “
Originally scheduled for 2020, but postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the show will be presented from March 4 to May 30, 2021.
Feast for the eyes, La Galerie Polygone
When: March 4 to May 30, 2021
Where: La Galerie Polygone – 101 Carrie Cates Court, North Vancouver
Time: WWednesday, 10 am-5pm; Thursday, 10 am-8pm; Friday-Sunday, 10 am-5pm