Pies, Pastry, And Paint

“Cakes” (1963), by Wayne Thiebaud.
"Three Machines" (1963), by Wayne Thiebaud.
“Three Machines” (1963), by Wayne Thiebaud.
"Sixteen Pies" (1965), by Wayne Thiebaud.
“Sixteen Pies” (1965), by Wayne Thiebaud.

Wayne Thiebaud (pronounced: tee-bow) is an American artist, best known for his works of voluptuous bakery cakes, pies, and pastries, created in the 1950s and 1960s.

They look like cousins of Andy Warhol’s “Campbell’s Soup Cans” (1962), but where Warhol’s Pop Art evoked the flavor of print ads, these are warm, and awaken a feeling of nostalgia.


1 thought on “Pies, Pastry, And Paint”

  1. There is something soothing in the mix of repetition and variety. Didn’t know him. Thank you Alakananda. (And a good week-end to you) Brian


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