“This body of work is a result of self-education, a lifelong interest in artificial food and objects, and an obsession with the relationship between the beautiful and the brutal.”
As described by Hi-Fructose —
These acrylic cakes are accessorized with decidedly un-cakelike items such as taxidermy jaws, hypodermic needles, plastic insects and other objects which counterbalance the typical sense of happiness and positive expectation associated with a delicious looking cake.
Mr. Hove’s latest work includes these amazing stripper shoes with teeth on a cake entitled “Self Objectification Strategy”
At first when I saw the above photo without knowing the context, I thought it was just another pair of awesome shoes. Then when I read more, I thought it was an amazing cake. But it is so much better than either of those things. It’s art.
Here are two of my favorites from his earlier work:
Tiny top hat tip: Editor at Blawg Review