the Photographer's Cookbook-APERTURE 2016
You can certainly use this cookbook in the standard sense…However, it is even better to browse through the photos, studyingthem with their accompanying recipes. You get a real sense of who the artist was as an individual, inseparable from his or her art, of course, but also with much more depth. Recipes are not at all stuffy or pretentious; these are what these very human artists eat every day. Reviewed by: Gretchen Wagner
In the late 1970s, the George Eastman Museum approached a group of photographers to ask for their favorite recipes and food-related photographs to go with them, in pursuit of publishing a cookbook. Order The Photographer's Cookbook at: Aperture.org
Back in the 70s I was intrigued to get an invitation from Deborah Barsel at the George Eastman Museum to participate in a book of photographer’s recipes and photographs associated with them, however tangentially. Long off my screen, last year I was surprised to hear from Aperture that the project was being revived, followed later by an invitation to a launch party, with catering designed around the recipes. A lively event, but of the photographers in the book, Neal Slavin and I were the only ones on hand.