Bay Area artist, Scott Hove works in one of the more unique mediums that we’ve ever come across: fake cakes. More specifically, Scott creates meticulously crafted sculptures and installations which resemble elaborately decorated pastries, often with a vicious, deviant undercurrent. We first had the opportunity to check out his work first hand 2 years ago, during the Hi Fructose group show invitational at Roq La Rue in Seattle, and it’s definitely something that you’re going to want to see in person. And, if you can get down to San Francisco’s Spoke Art gallery tonight for the opening of Hove‘s new solo exhibit, “Guns and Ecstasy,” you’ll not only have that opportunity, but a chance to meet the artist in person, as well.
From what we’ve already seen, this exhibit is looking pretty nuts. Here’s some more detail of what you can expect, via the press release: Read the rest of this entry →