There is no consensus surrounding the origin of the Dada movement’s name. The term anti-art, a precursor to Dada, was coined about 1913 by experimental painter and sculptor Marcel Duchamp to denote works that challenged accepted definitions of art and aesthetics.
Mexican cuisine at its finest reflects the passionate and indomitable spirit of its people with unforgettable combinations of flavors, exotic presentations, and refined food aesthetics. Try these superb “lunch bowls,” robust combinations of ripe tomatoes, black beans, sweet potato, silky avocado, smoky chorizo, cheese, and eggs—as you like them!
The following recipe presents a textural weave, an integration of truly individualistic elements that create unity and diversity combined in an artful way. Aesthetically, the bacon-wrapped cauliflower engages our senses while a green onion/spinach filling provides contrast, surprise, and subtle elegance.
During the latter part of the nineteenth century, oil paint became available in tubes for the first time, leading to a flurry of innovative canvases by painters such as Van Gogh, who seized the opportunity to experiment on location in the open air. This founder of the Fauve style strapped canvases to his easel, anchoring them in the ground to withstand the famed mistral winds of his Provence.
The following recipe is offered in the true French spirit of joie-de-vivre!
The Southeast Asian country of Malaysia lies just north of the equator and is composed of two noncontiguous regions: Peninsular Malaysia (Semenanjung Malaysia) on the Malay Peninsula and East Malaysia (Timur) on the island of Borneo. Most of Borneo’s Dayak peoples remain faithful to their animistic beliefs although they are likely to belong to one of six officially recognized religions: Islam, Protestantism, Roman Catholicism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Confucianism.
William Blake once referred to “essence” as a quality of experience that can only be captured by symbolic means. The term “essence” may allude to inner life; ours or that present in the natural and man-made forms that surround us. We select objects to share our ambient spaces carefully,