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Bittersweet: The Chocolate Show

Sep 01, 2010 - Nov 10, 2010
A tray of chocolates in the shape of rat heads. They spell out "Rat Game."

Stefano Cagol, Rat Game, 2008. Chocolate, rat poison, paper, cardboard, Plexiglas, variable dimensions. Courtesy of the artist and Priska C. Juschka Fine Art, New York

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This exhibition includes the work of artists who reference chocolate, either directly or indirectly, as a medium or subject matter, to explore issues of cultural, social or historical interest. Some of the issues addressed include: the history of chocolate, social implications of chocolate, the complexity of globalized food production and distribution, food processing (additives, genetic alterations), and the representation of chocolate in popular culture.

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  • Date: Sep 01, 2010 - Nov 10, 2010
  • Location:Paul Robeson Campus Center Gallery, Rutgers University - Newark
  • Curators:PRG