Thursday, October 15, 2015

UK art student re-creates Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel ceiling with food

Priley Riley, 'The Creation of Adam' © The Art Fund.
UNITED KINGDOM---The Art Fund today announced the Ultimate Edible Masterpiece of 2015 as a satsuma recreation of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel fresco ‘The Creation of Adam’, made by Loughborough University art student Priley Riley. The competition was part of the Art Fund’s Edible Masterpieces fundraising initiative, challenging the public to cook up appetising creations inspired by iconic works of art in order to raise money for UK museums and galleries. The winner and 10 runners up were chosen by esteemed judges Jonathan Jones, journalist and art critic for The Guardian; Rowley Leigh, chef, restauranteur and journalist; and Frances Quinn, winner of the Great British Bake Off 2013 and author of Quinntessential Baking. [link]