Lima: Escuela de Turismo y Hotelería, Universidad San Martín de Porres, 2010. color, duotone & b/w plates, facs., ports., diags., bibliographical references(p.I-VII), color pict. d.j. OCLC: 857739179. Item #102307
Study from colonial to contemporary still life paintings in Peru. Bernardo Rivero liked to paint chirimoyas and ripe avocados in his canvas. Colonial painters includes in their religious scenes of the "Last Supper" native cuyes and ajíes. Poet César Moro represented a plate of palitos de anticucho in one of his drawings. Artist Herman Braun-Vega sets up Andean vegetables in European scenes. Today artist Juan Javier Salazar creates arte with tin cans of tuna and Pre-Hispanic ceramics. The book "Still life of still lifes" presents a special look that approaches the issue of food in art, identifying specific cases in Peruvian art history, it is a menu of art scenes where the edible is the main protagonist: pumpkins hanging in a courtyard of Cusco (Chambi), bananas on the head of a local jellyfish (flat), multicolored fish (Tsuchiya), peppers hanging in a black space (Lopez). LIMITED EDITION OF 1000.