Funny food art at LIC’s Falchi Building

Image © Bill Wurtzel funnyfoodart.com


Visitors to the Falchi Building’s Food Fox in Long Island City only have a few months remaining to enjoy the whimsical creations on display by renowned jazz guitarist Bill Wurtzel. Bill has been making artistic, healthy breakfasts just to amuse his wife, Claire, since they were married in 1961. Their book, “Funny Food,” is in its second printing, and a new book is being published by Rizzoli International. “I only started photographing my food art seven years ago,” explains Bill. “Since then I made about 7,000 dishes.”  We wondered what a typical dinner might look like in the Wurtzel home, and Bill shared, “Our 50th anniversary was a brunch and all guests were invited to make Funny Food.”

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