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Delicious Metropolis: The Desserts and Urban Scenes of Wayne Thiebaud

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  • Delicious Metropolis brings together two of Wayne Thiebaud’s most celebrated bodies of work: desserts and cityscapes. Between the two, fascinating juxtapositions develop. The layers of a Neapolitan cake echo the shadows cast across a street in the late afternoon. The pastel hues of iced sponge cakes match California’s candy-colored houses. Curators, critics, and artists guide the reader through the book via insightful bite-size essays. This gorgeous hardcover offers fans and newcomers a refreshing and accessible way to enjoy the oeuvre of this iconic American painter.

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  • Delicious Metropolis brings together two of Wayne Thiebaud’s most celebrated bodies of work: desserts and cityscapes. Between the two, fascinating juxtapositions develop. The layers of a Neapolitan cake echo the shadows cast across a street in the late afternoon. The pastel hues of iced sponge cakes match California’s candy-colored houses. Curators, critics, and artists guide the reader through the book via insightful bite-size essays. This gorgeous hardcover offers fans and newcomers a refreshing and accessible way to enjoy the oeuvre of this iconic American painter.• Photos of art along with short essays by curators, critics, and artists
    • Cross multicolored page edges evoke the layers of Thiebaud’s mouthwatering cakes

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Dimensions 5.125 × 8.25 × .5 in

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