Wall Calendar 2019 – Modernist Pizza


Nathan Myhrvold is a photographer, founder of Modernist Cuisine, author of The Photography of Modernist Cuisine, and co-author of Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking, Modernist Cuisine at Home, Modernist Bread, and the forthcoming Modernist Pizza. He was the first chief technology officer at Microsoft and is currently the cofounder and CEO of Intellectual Ventures. He holds a doctorate in theoretical and mathematical physics, along with two master’s degrees, and earned a culinary diploma in France. His food photography is on sale at Modernist Cuisine Gallery.

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From cheese melting off a levitated slice of pizza to a man made from the finest pizza ingredients, each photograph in the 2019 Modernist Pizza calendar tells a story about America’s favorite food. The calendar features 18 new images by photographer and Modernist Cuisine founder Nathan Myhrvold. Inside this calendar you’ll discover roses made of mozzarella and tomatoes, pizzas shaped like Italy and the United States, and ordinary ingredients, like cheese and pepperoni, transformed into works of art.

Myhrvold continually experiments with new photography techniques and equipment to produce magical images that portray food in fresh and unexpected ways. He utilizes research microscopes, writes custom software, designs custom cameras and rigs, and builds robots to help capture unbelievable shots of liquid in motion and levitating food. Available for the first time, this vivid calendar features some of Modernist Pizza’s most iconic images that will inspire anyone to discover the beauty of pizza.

This 16-month calendar includes observed U.S. and Canadian holidays, as well as a selection of 60 food holidays and a seasonal produce chart to help you celebrate the beauty of food all year long.

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32 pages


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Product Dimensions

8.9 x 0.3 x 11.9 inches

Shipping Weight

8.6 ounces