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10 Stunning Feats of Edible Art

These museums and festivals feature food-based masterpieces.

Most artists wouldn’t give up their paint, clay, or bronze in favor of root vegetables, citrus fruit, or almond paste. But the world is filled with creatives crafting mind-blowing works of art with food as their medium. In Oaxaca, Mexico, knife-wielding artisans carve radishes into everything from cars to classical statues. In Menton, France, townsfolk create towering, technicolor floats out of lemons and oranges. And in Szentendre, Hungary, a museum showcases life-sized figures, from Princess Diana to Mickey Mouse, all made from marzipan. These 10 food-focused museums and festivals show that, sometimes, the best feasts are reserved for the eyes.