ArabicChinese (Simplified)EnglishFilipinoFrenchGermanItalianJapanesePortugueseRussianSpanishSwedish
Go to Top

Now Meat the Book.

Share This.Pinterest5Facebook2Google+1Twitter3LinkedIn1tumblrReddit0StumbleUpon0DiggEmail

We fell in love with Dominic Episcopo‘s work back in October, and we were happy that he was converting his signature Meatography into book form. Coming off a successful Kickstarter campaign, Episcopo will be releasing a coffee table version of his iconic Meat America this March.


Courtesy of Dominic Episcopo.

Being huge fans of the series, we decided to get in touch with Episcopo and get a few words about the project, his inspiration and how he expects the audience to react to Meat America the book.

On inspiration:

“Well, I have always loved meat and was thrilled to be able to finally work with it as my medium. Its a medium that has not been truly realized as an art form. It started with thinking that it looks like geography, the marbling feels like a map. And the idea of meat speaks to so many topics and issues.

The irony of using meat to celebrate the American experience makes perfect sense to me. Its unavoidable that its speaks to so many issues from heath, consumption, mass production and animal rights. and there is something big, proud and dumb about it all.  I try to keep it fun and simple.”

Courtesy of Dominic Episcopo.

Courtesy of Dominic Episcopo.

On the audience’s reception:

“Well its been making the rounds on art blogs for years now it its usually pretty well received. It definitely triggers lots of passionate view and some funny commentary, and I appreciate that it may not be for everyone.”

Courtesy of Dominic Episcopo.

Courtesy of Dominic Episcopo.

About The Quiet Lunch.

The Quiet Lunch.
Quiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Cerebral Sustenance Daily,” we mean it.

Comment (1)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Read more:
Mercy Mercy Me.

TV On The Radio, the kingly art rock band of the past decade returns with a sudden single, "Mercy." It kicks...

Hold Still.

Auckland artist, Henrietta Harris, creates surreal portraits that bends the mind to the point of absolute submission.

Wake Me Up in 30.

Inspired by Buckminster Fuller’s practice of Dymaxion Sleeping--a practice involves taking  four 30-minute naps over a period of 24 hours--Forrest...

Grizzlies on the Loose.

Brooklyn indie band Grizzly Bear released a new record today. Coming off a three year hiatus, the bunch are seeking...