The Weber grill is one of those classic black-and-white pieces of modern American art.
Its original designer, Robert Weber, was inspired by the work of American painter Charles Whitman, and in 1962 the company created a grill that could be used to cook food for the homeless and in the midst of the cold war.
Today the grill is considered by some to be one of the first iconic pieces of American art, and its ubiquity is testament to its enduring influence.
But as the internet and its associated social media have made it more accessible, the grill’s black web has become even more prevalent and its blackness has become more visible to the public.
The Webers black web is also, of course, one of our most enduring icons.
Today, the web has brought us to many of our earliest moments in our lives, and it has helped us learn and remember how to live with the things that we are.
Weber has been a fixture of our lives ever since, and we owe it to ourselves and to others to look back and honor the Webers history in its entirety.
Read MoreAbout the author: Anil Madhavapeddy is a writer living in New Delhi, India.