Art, it has been often commented, is supported by a scaffold of discourse - in the same way in this century wine, food, fashion and of course chocolate has been. We put these things on a pedestal, distance ourselves from it. hold it up for admiration and allure, increase it’s value by limiting those who “understand”, or those who can afford access. What happens when the scaffold is removed? What is left? With chocolate at least we have something to eat.
With “Schokolade in der…Continue
The chocolate sculptural canvas begins with the chocolate block. 6 sculptures are broken down, melted and reformed into four blocks.
These are the building blocks, the canvas, now the palimpsest of the chocolate sculptures. They too are photographed out of doors.
There is a completion of the circle of my sculpture’s creation and a return to the simplicity of texture, form and…
For those in Germany, or within drving distance, the 2nd Paderborn Chocolate Festival opens Thursday night Oct 22 with a VIP reception in the town hall. The show runs then from Friday through Sunday. Last year's event welcomed over 20 000 visitors. This event is a showcase of german chocolate and this year features musical performances, chocolate sculpture, photography and fashion. I will be in attendance and will report "von ort" as we say in… Continue