Mermaid Toast

Adeline Waugh – “Mermaid” and “Unicorn” toast

Going by names such as “Mermaid” and “Unicorn” toast, these colorful treats are just as healthy for you as they’re beautiful. Made by food blogger Adeline Waugh, the vivid colors of pink, purple, and blue are created from good-for-you ingredients like beet juice, turmeric, spirulina, and blueberry powder.

mermaid toast
Mermaid toast
unicorn toast
Unicorn toast

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I’m obsessed with bread

Isabelle Frances McGuire – There is always someone working harder than you. I am that someone
Dead dough, shrink plastic, June bug. 2017.

McGuire prints “There will always be someone working harder than you” in small text, jammed into a frame made out of thin loaves of bread. The message seems to allude to capitalist culture’s relentless demand to always work harder, but at the bottom of the frame is a line written in the same font, “I am that someone,” an indication that McGuire’s frustrations are directed as much inward as at the culture in general.

Isabelle Frances McGuire, There Is Always Someone Working Harder Than You. I Am That Someone, 2017

“I’m obsessed with bread, but the part of bread that I’m obsessed with is the science behind it: how yeast and bacteria can assist our lives,” McGuire says. “I use bread and yeast and sugar on the glass so that it will transform the piece into something else.”

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Grocery List Sketched by Michelangelo

Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti – Grocery List
March 18, 1518

Owned by the Casa Buonarroti museum in Florence, Italy, this 500-year-old list was written and illustrated by the sculptor/painter/poet/personality on the back of a letter. Michelangelo’s servant was likely illiterate, so Michelangelo sketched out what he wanted to eat.

In March 1518, Michelangelo feasted on fish and bread

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