Edible Art by Jerry James Stone in DARK RYE’s Art Issue

Anyone who’s ever been caught playing with their food can appreciate the fantastic—and perishable—works created by Klaus Enrique. The New York–based photographer takes items common to any grocery store and transforms them into life, or so it would appear. This is food photography redefined!

His series titled Arcimboldo is loosely inspired by the 16th-century Italian painter of the same name, Giuseppe Arcimboldo. A man referred to as “The Father of Surrealism” by Salvador Dali, Giuseppe created anthropomorphic portraits using fruits, vegetables, meats and flowers. And while Klaus has recreated some of Giuseppe’s more popular works, like his painting of the Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II as Vertumnus, he’s also given the series a modern spin.

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