San Francisco pastry chef Caitlin Williams Freeman is a girl after my own heart. Her scrumdiddlyumptious desserts combine two of my favorite interests: eating and 20th century art.
For the past year, Freeman has been selling sweets at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s rooftop bar that are each inspired by a different work in the museum’s collection. It all started with this painting:
Display Cakes has always been one of Freeman’s favorite paintings. When her husband was asked to open a coffee shop on SFMOMA’s rooftop, Freeman saw an opportunity to bring Thiebaud’s cakes to life.
Freeman eventually began exploring other parts of the SFMOMA collection, making these delightful creations:
Food that literally looks like art? Yes, please.
Freeman is always coming up with new treats to reflect the museum’s current exhibitions. What a great way to connect viewers to works of art. I can’t wait to see what she comes up with next.
Want more? Click here for an interview with Caitlin Williams Freeman that recently ran on The Huffington Post.