THE WAY WE EAT: AN EXHIBITION AT THE ART GALLERY OF NSW – TAASA Review March 2021
Yin Cao Jingdezhen ware blue-and-white bowl with lotus scroll design, China, Ming dynasty, Xuandeâ€“Chenghua periods (1426â€“87), porcelain with underglaze blue floral decoration.
Purchased 1975 G eorge Orwell once said: â€˜A human being is primarily a bag for putting food into; the other functions and faculties may be more godlike, but in point of time they come afterwardsâ€™.
He claimed that: â€˜â€¦it could be plausibly argued that changes of diet are more important than changes of dynasty or even of religionâ€™ (Orwell 1937: 91). The exhibition The way we eat, at the Art Gallery of NSW from early April 2021 to mid-2022, will bring together works of art in a range of media...