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.
Displays on Journal of Apples Page
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.
People who eat more fruit have a lower risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, dementia and depression – by Dr Nicola Bondonno from Edith Cowan University in Perth, Western Australia.
Written by Xincai Tan, ‘Píng Guǒ Shì Jiè’ tells of the domestic apple originating in the Tian Shan, the Heavenly Mountains on China’s western border, and spreading around the world from east to west.
Apples & People Exhibition 2023/24
27th October 2023 – 9th April 2024
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The Museum of Cider are excited to announce that the current exhibition ‘A Variety of Cultures’ is being extended until the 9th April 2024! Great news for those who had wished to see it but couldn’t make it before the end of January. So, put it in your diaries and come and learn about the story of the apple.
Many thanks to @kewgardens, the @ashmoleanmuseum and the private lenders who have helped to make this possible. ... See MoreSee Less