This year, Guernica celebrates its 10th anniversary as a free, online magazine of art & politics! As we prepare to launch into our second decade, we hope you'll consider making an end-of-year donation. Reader, you make this work possible.

Skip to Content

Share

Rebecca Bates: Food Becomes Bad Porn

August 5, 2011

By **Rebecca Bates**

rsz_bates.jpgYesterday, multiple Guernica staffers had the great joy of receiving a press release announcing the publication of La Figa: Visions of Food and Form, which features “models wearing nothing but the edible creations of James Beard award-winning chef Tiberio Simone.” (Yes, figa does mean c*nt in Italian.) In the book trailer below, the delightfully smarmy Tiberio offers gems of wisdom, reminding readers of “the essential ingredients of life: eating well and making love and creating art.” Unfortunately, for Tiberio, “art” just means a shot of a woman with a fig over her figa.

________________________________________________________________________

Rebecca Bates is the blog editor at Guernica. She’s on Twitter.

Readers like you make Guernica possible. Please show your support.

Tagged with:

Share on FacebookShare on TwitterAdd to BufferShare on LinkedInShare on TumblrSubmit to StumbleUpon
Submit to redditShare on App.netShare via email

You might also like

Leave a comment




Anti-Spam Quiz:

Subscribe without commenting