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Iowa City IA 52242
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'Food and The Arts' Exhibition on view at UI Library through March 31

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa Libraries special collections department is presenting a special exhibition highlighting "Food and The Arts." The exhibition will be on view through March and is free and open to the public.

The UI Libraries and its Szathmáry Collection of Culinary Arts show of the prevalence and range of interests in the connections between food and the arts--painterly, literary, and cinematic. This exhibition features works on food and such artists as Cezanne, Toulouse-Lautrec, Renoir, and Picasso; culinary fiction, culinary prose and poetry, culinary artist's books by Annie Tremmel Wilcox, and culinary mysteries and movies.

The University of Iowa Libraries special collections department is located on the 3rd floor of the Main Library. Regular hours are Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. For additional information on this exhibition or the Szathmáry Collection of Culinary Arts, call (319) 335-5921.

3/11/98