Where The Art Was On The Menu

10art_CA0-articleLargeOne of the saddest recent foodie events in New York was the closing of longtime deluxe eatery Chanterelle. Over the years, David and Karen Waltuck, the owners of the restaurant, a fixture in TriBeCa before closing last fall just shy of its 30th anniversary, asked artists to design about 65 menu covers. Now, the Waltucks have put dozens of the covers up for sale to help pay their creditors. Among the artists were Robert Indiana, Robert Rauschenberg, Roy Lichtenstein, Ellsworth Kelly and Cy Twombly.

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