Vincent's Yellow

a[n] [auto]biography and a love story.

Van Gogh Watermelon

A little bit of fun for Friday…

At first, I could not figure out WHAT this was made of, but, upon further inspection, I realized this is a watermelon. ┬áThe meme I found it on gave no credit to the creator, but after a little internet digging, I found him: Takashi Itoh. (Vincent was infatuated with Japanese art and artists, I can only imagine what honor, excitement, and bewilderment he would feel to look at this…)

For the sake of side-by-side comparison (it is on display at the Van Gogh Museum):

Clearly, this 33-year-old chef has found his calling! Click on the photo below to see more of his work featured in The Telegraph…

Fri, October 2 2009 » Popular Culture

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