The Art of Food exhibition at Oklahoma Contemporary is an exceptional showcase of 100 objects by 36 artists highlighting the themes of food and its relationship to agriculture, food production, and family. The University of Arizona Art Museum and Olivia Miller organized the exhibition and featured works from the Jordan Schnitzer and his family foundation collection. The themes present in the show are relatable to everyone as they center around food and the meaning it holds in our lives.

The exhibition is divided into seven sections, each delving deeper into the themes of food and its connection to our lives. Visitors can expect to see works from renowned 20th-century artists and up-and-coming 21st-century artists. Katherine Ace, Neal Ambrose-Smith, Chris Antemann, John Baldessari, Joseph Beuys, Enrique Chagoya, Corwin Clairmont, Warrington Colescott, Robert Cottingham, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Richard Estes, David Gilhooly, Robert Gober, Red Grooms, Damien Hirst, David Hockney, Jenny Holzer, Malia Jensen, Jasper Johns, Alex Katz, Ellsworth Kelly, Roy Lichtenstein, Hung Liu, Bruce Nauman, Claes Oldenburg, Robert Rauschenberg, Ed Ruscha, Alison Saar, Analia Saban, Jonathan Seliger, Lorna Simpson, Donald Sultan, Wayne Thiebaud, Andy Warhol, Rachel Whiteread, and Sherrie Wolf are artists featured in this show.

The Art of Food provides a unique and thought-provoking look into the relationship between food and art. Whether you are an art lover or simply interested in food and its impact on society, this exhibition will surely be a memorable and educational experience.

A group of visitors enjoy conversations while visiting The Art of Food exhibition.

You can now enjoy new Uncovering Oklahoma episodes and select timeless stories ad-free and algorithm-free over at The Show Starts Now! Based in Oklahoma, our mission is to add adventure to your life by introducing you to new experiences. You’re sure to have an adventure from trying new foods to learning new skills to visiting fascinating places. Expand your horizons by starting your free trial today.

Thanks to my superstar supporters, Revolve Productions, Christopher Lloyd, and the Keller-Kenton Family, as well as all of my supporters on Patreon.

Get Early Access to New Videos and Bonus Content with Your Support!
Become a patron at Patreon!

Dennis Spielman

I'm Dennis Spielman, the Producer of Uncovering Oklahoma, which I started in 2009 as a way to show that Oklahoma isn't boring. As for about myself, I’m a creative person that writes imaginative stories. I also run The Show Starts Now Studios, which is my umbrella organization for all of my shows I create. Come join me on Patreon as I create content that adds adventure and wonder to peoples' lives. More about my stories and projects are at