New York City-based artists the Patella brothers (that?s Antonello, Sandro, and Roberto) are a visual force to be reckoned with. Their latest creation, DISH, is a series of 13 plates being sold exclusively through Artware editions. ?Each trompe l?oei design has a distinct narrative told through a serendipitous combination of objects that feels surrealist or dreamlike.?
With imagery including nails, cigrette butts, crabs, butterflies, cocaine, and razor blades, the resulting dishes feel very surreal, as well as a bit creepy?but in a supremely intriguing way. We spoke with the Patella brothers, who told us that they try to ?explore new perspectives and altered visions of the ordinary, and the DISH series has brought [their] interest into the realm of the everyday object.?
Cockroaches, Pills, and Butterflies in Your Food? These Printed Plates Are Not For The Faint of Heart
The Patella brothers’ DISH series sets to explore altered visions of the ordinary.