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Ice Cream Art

Ice cream and milkshake art became popular in the 1950's when malt shops and ice cream parlors were the ideal gathering places for teenagers. This modern category of art is a popular decoration for homes and businesses, particularly ones that cater to children and young adults.

Ice cream and milkshake art is typically painting in bright, pastel colors. This is because of the modern artists attempt to portray more than just the appearance of an object, but also its sensory connotations within the human mind. Because of this, pastel colors are more likely to come across the viewer's eye as being cold, while the bright hues used in the painting make them think that it's sweet. The artists also try to portray this type of art in a whimsical fashion to enhance its sense of sweetness within the viewer’s eye. This is typically the reason why this type of artwork has been used to appeal to children and people in their early teens during recent years, rather than older teenagers for which this form of artwork was originally developed.
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Gelato Fine-Art Print
Gelato
8" x 20"
 
Price: $18.99
Sale: $9.49
Strawberry Ice Cream Fine-Art Print
Strawberry Ice Cream
11" x 14"
 
Price: $17.99
Sale: $8.99
Hot Fudge Sundae Fine-Art Print
Hot Fudge Sundae
 
8" x 10"
 
Price: $18.99
Sale: $9.49
Milkshakes Fine-Art Print
Milkshakes
8" x 10"
 
Price: $18.99
Sale: $9.49
Italian Chocolate I Fine-Art Print
Italian Chocolate I
16" x 20"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $49.99
Sale: $24.99
Malt Shop II Fine-Art Print
Malt Shop II
11" x 14"
 
Price: $18.99
Sale: $9.49
Malt Shop III Fine-Art Print
Malt Shop III
11" x 14"
 
Price: $18.99
Sale: $9.49
Malt Shop IV Fine-Art Print
Malt Shop IV
11" x 14"
 
Price: $18.99
Sale: $9.49
Malt Shop IV - mini Fine-Art Print
Malt Shop IV - mini
5" x 7"
 
Price: $18.99
Sale: $9.49
French Chocolate I Fine-Art Print
French Chocolate I
16" x 20"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $49.99
Sale: $24.99
Malt Shop I Fine-Art Print
Malt Shop I
11" x 14"
 
Price: $17.99
Sale: $8.99
Ice Cream Fine-Art Print
Ice Cream
24" x 24"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $68.99
Sale: $34.49
Sundae Kind of Day Fine-Art Print 50% Off Art Prints
Sundae Kind of Day
8" x 10"
 
Price: $17.99
Sale: $7.20
Nifty Fifties - Shake Fine-Art Print 50% Off Art Prints
Nifty Fifties - Shake
8" x 10"
 
Price: $17.99
Sale: $7.20
Eat More Ice Cream Fine-Art Print
Eat More Ice Cream
16" x 11"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $35.99
Sale: $17.99
Big Eyed Girl Ice Cream Cone Fine-Art Print
Big Eyed Girl Ice Cream Cone
12" x 12"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $32.99
Sale: $16.49
Chill Out V Fine-Art Print
Chill Out V
13" x 19"
 
Price: $24.99
Sale: $12.49
Ice Cream Cone 3 Scoops Fine-Art Print
Ice Cream Cone 3 Scoops
8" x 21"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $34.99
Sale: $17.49
Nutty Ice Cream Cone Fine-Art Print
Nutty Ice Cream Cone
12" x 16"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $37.99
Sale: $18.99
Sweat Treat Fine-Art Print
Sweat Treat
8" x 12"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $25.99
Sale: $12.99
The Sweetest Days Fine-Art Print
The Sweetest Days
24" x 17"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $55.99
Sale: $27.99
Sky High Ice Cream Pie Fine-Art Print
Sky High Ice Cream Pie
12" x 23"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $45.99
Sale: $22.99
Parlor Ice Cream I Fine-Art Print
Parlor Ice Cream I
15" x 17"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $43.99
Sale: $21.99
Parlor Ice Cream IV Fine-Art Print
Parlor Ice Cream IV
15" x 17"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $43.99
Sale: $21.99
Parlor Ice Cream II Fine-Art Print
Parlor Ice Cream II
15" x 17"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $43.99
Sale: $21.99
Cherries In The Snow Fine-Art Print
Cherries In The Snow
7" x 13"
 
Price: $18.99
Sale: $9.49
Desserts IV Fine-Art Print
Desserts IV
8" x 10"
 
Price: $17.99
Sale: $8.99
Chocolate Eclair Ice Cream Bar Fine-Art Print
Chocolate Eclair Ice Cream Bar
12" x 16"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $37.99
Sale: $18.99
Sweet Freedom Fine-Art Print
Sweet Freedom
18" x 24"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $58.99
Sale: $29.49
Sundaes Fine-Art Print 50% Off Art Prints
Sundaes
8" x 10"
 
Price: $21.99
Sale: $8.80
Ice Cream Fine-Art Print
Ice Cream
16" x 24"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $84.99
Sale: $42.49
Dessert Ice Cream II Fine-Art Print
Dessert Ice Cream II
6" x 18"
 
Price: $18.99
Sale: $9.49
Dessert Ice Cream I Fine-Art Print
Dessert Ice Cream I
6" x 18"
 
Price: $18.99
Sale: $9.49
Sunday Bloody Sundae Fine-Art Print
Sunday Bloody Sundae
16" x 22"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $51.99
Sale: $25.99
Summer Love Fine-Art Print
Summer Love
26" x 34"
 
Price: $76.99
Sale: $38.49
Summer Flavours Fine-Art Print
Summer Flavours
26" x 34"
 
Price: $76.99
Sale: $38.49
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Andy Warhol created a series of ice cream and milkshake paintings during his career. His works, which were typically fanciful rather than an exact replication, have gone on to inspire many modern artists in their depiction of this sweet art form. These paintings were created in 1959 and also employed the white background which has become iconic of this art form.

For many artists who depict this subject matter, having borders around their subject is ideal. This habit dates back to the days of ice cream parlors because not only did it make the work more interesting but it provided a 'frame within a frame' effect that was popular at the time. These borders were typically simple and reinforced the idea of ice cream and milkshakes being a culinary treat. Works with the red-checkered border's, which can be seen in the 'Ice Cream Parlor' series by Virginia A. Roper were commonly used in this form of artwork.
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