German artist Brigitte Hofherr is both a painter and as a botanical artist, Brigitte is self-taught.
Displays on Journal of Apples Page
Yosuke made his first melted apple in 2004, life-sized highly realistic yet distorted fruit that blur the distinction between reality and fiction. His melted apple sculptures are intended to deceive the viewer’s eye.
Apples & People have commissioned artist Richard Gilbert to produce a sequence of paintings as a contemporary response from Herefordshire’s countryside to Pissarro’s work.
Elisabeth Dowle is one of the world’s most respected painters of fruit and flowers, producing detailed and accurate studies. Although she studied at Croydon College of Art she says that she is largely a self-taught botanical artist.
William Arnold describes his work with apples in an historic mining landscape in Cornwall in South West England.
A specially commissioned film from Vienna about making apple strudel and accompanying article describes the cultural and culinary interchange between the Ottoman Empire and Christendom that shaped this Austrian favourite.
Designer and maker, Natalia Kossentino describes how she became the apple craftswoman of the Netherlands in this new Apple Journal article.
A taste of apples through time, with three historical recipes tried, tested and adapted for the contemporary kitchen by food historian Tasha Marks.
The Museum of Cider in Hereford has curated an exhibition of apples and pears in honour of Gillian Bulmer (1935-2021). Compiled with the help of fruit growers and cider makers in Herefordshire, Shropshire, Somerset, Gloucestershire, and Wales, the exhibition features over 360 plates of fruit.
In poetry and literature the apple is often a microcosm of our own existence – often mapping the seasons, the taste of youth, the ripening of age.
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This is a detail from a painting by Korbinian Aigner, who is also known as 'The Apple Pastor', taken from our latest article 'Brigitte Hofherr’s portraits of old apple varieties' #applesandpeople