COPIA: The American Center for Wine, Food & the Arts
January 31 – May 12, 2003

What is it about sweets that keep us wanting more?

Why is professing a sweet tooth a confession as much as a source of pride?

In Sweet Tooth, 40 contemporary artists offer a variety of responses to these questions with artworks that play with ideas of sweetness, memory and obsession and experiment with unconventional materials. As they focus on America’s love/hate relationship with sweets, they engage in a magical transformation of the mundane, underscore our shared humanity, and invite a renewed appreciation of life.

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