The twelve months

The twelve months –  Kürti Andrea
folktale, illustration, diapositive – 2018, Hungary

The poor widow is forced to leave the house to seek food for her hungry children. In the woods she founds a tent, where 12 guys are having the lunch. After talking with them, at the end they give her a pot of gold. When she arrives home  her envious and always dissatisfied neighbour, also visits the guys, but the tent-dwellers will surprise her with other gifts.

Illustration by Kürti Andrea

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Figurative Bread Sculpture

Matteo Lucca  -Figurative Bread Sculptures

Matteo Lucca’s figurative sculptures are forged with the unlikely material of bread. Using the unusual contours of these bakes—and experimenting with burns and malformed sections—the works take on an unsettling quality.

figurative bread sculpture

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Sweetheart

toaster from 1920

This “Universal” toaster model E9410 was patented in 1929. Fondly called the “Sweetheart,” the toaster has a feminine appeal with its earring-like handles, diamond-shaped body, and floral and arabesque decoration. The delicate design of this metal casing helped to shield the industrial nature of the electrical heating element behind it.

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Baguette Magique

Baguette Magique – Legacy Choch
Paris
penis shaped baguette

“If a flustered mum shoos her kids away from the window of this innocent boulangerie, the cause might be novelty male genitalia bread on display at Paris’s gay pâtissier. Yes, le Marais has an X-rated bakery, run by the two Legay (kid you not) brothers, although only one bats for the team…”

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