For the first time, a global guide to the Art Restaurant - a place where great art and memorable food meet
Interviews with chefs, restaurateurs and artists, including Tracey Emin and Julian Schnabel
Richly illustrated with images of the art in its context
"I went to Noma and interviewed René (Redzepi). We were talking about art and food but the restaurant was closed. Everybody asked me how was the food, what did you eat - and he basically gave me some marmite. The best marmite I've ever had." - David Shrigley
This is the definitive guide to Art Restaurants - a new way to appreciate food. Christina Makris, collector of art and a Patron of The Tate and RA, takes the reader on a tour of 25 of the world's greatest art restaurants, from New York to Hong Kong and Cairo to London.
Makris traces their stories, details the art highlights, and meets artists, restaurateurs and chefs including Vik Muniz, Julian Schnabel and Tracy Emin. A captivating guide to where great art and memorable food meet.
About the Author
In the pursuit of visual taste and aesthetic dining, Christina Makris has travelled to six continents, visited over 100 cities, and sat at countless restaurant tables. With a doctorate in philosophy, she has been involved with the arts as a collector, philanthropist and trustee, and with restaurants as an investor, consultant and sybarite. Christina is currently writing on art and wine.