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Art + Botany: Arcimboldo's Surreal Portraiture

December 01, 2011
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During the holiday season, food and feasting seem to be everywhere. And so it is an appropriate time to enjoy the work of Guiseppe Arcimboldo (1526-1593), a Renaissance artist who painted a surreal flavor of still-life: portraits composed of fruit, vegetables, and flowers.