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Artists describe how we eat today at the Burchfield Penney Art Center

Just in time for the national obesity epidemic, an exhibit at the Burchfield Penney Art Center looks at the complex relationship between what we eat and what we are. About a dozen artists consider the spectrum of ways we use food, from basic sustenance item to aesthetic object, to objects of desire, addiction, even worship.

Caitlin Cass's history of haplessness at Karpeles Manuscript Museum

At the Museum of Failure, an exhibition chronicling the “iconic fits of human striving,” artist and archivist Caitlin Cass has assembled a display of artworks and artifacts to “honor, ridicule and commiserate” seminal figures of purported “great moments in western civilization.”

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