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Take the Quiz: What Does Food Symbolize in Art?

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Whether it be in still life, Asian scrolls, or ancient Egyptian wall paintings, food has been a popular subject of artists throughout history. But pieces of food often symbolize unexpected things. Go back to Art History 101 for this 10-question quiz from NPR. Can you guess what the images of food symbolize in their accompanying pieces of art? Take the quiz below.