BRB I’M EATING PIE CUZ IT’S PI DAY. 🥧⁣ 💡FACTZ💡⁣ • “Pie Counter” by Wayne Thiebaud, 1963⁣ ⁣ • Theme/Vibes: Everyday life in America. Painted iconic imagery from pop culture, especially typical American food. Pie can symbolize a ton of different things: A classic American tradition or idea of “Pie in the Sky” or a gift, with yummy fillings wrapped and hidden within. 🥧 Wow pie, so #woke .⁣ ⁣ • Inspo: Thiebaud worked in a cafe when he was young and was inspired by the display cases of pie. I’m also v inspired by pie, as in I’ll eat all the pie.⁣ ⁣ • Composition: Heavy pigment and saturated colors. The thick strokes of paint mimics the movement of frosting a cake.🍰I’m hungry now.⁣ ⁣

Whitney Museum of American Art