My own Arcimboldo after a visit to the Farmers’ Market

A face made from tomato parts compared to a Giuseppe Arcimboldo painting

 

I was visiting a farmers’ market in Piermont, NY not too long ago, when I noticed these unusual tomatoes. I had to take some pictures, because I saw some potential here … scroll down for more.

farmers market tomatoes with unusual shapes and details
I saw these unusual tomatoes at a Farmers’ Market in Piermont, NY

Seeing these tomatoes made me think of a favorite artist, Giuseppe Arcimboldo, whom I’ve covered in the past (see here, and here, among other places on the site). The suggestion of “lips” on the tomato above left was obvious, but I also saw what looked like other facial features, including eyes, a nose, and ears. Check out my “in the style of Arcimboldo Food Face” below left, and an actual Giuseppe Arcimboldo painting, titled “Fruit Basket,” below right.

A face made from tomato parts compared to a Giuseppe Arcimboldo painting
A face made from tomato parts compared to a Giuseppe Arcimboldo painting.

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