Guns and Ecstasy by Scott Hove

Violence, paranoia and buttercream frosting define the artist's latest solo show

Between wedding cakes bursting with fangs and icing-piped assault rifles, it’s not hard to see why the art of Scott Hove has gained such a strong following. A new exhibition and installation at Spoke Art in San Francisco called “Guns and Ecstasy” looks to cement his reputation of fusing fantasies and nightmares. Playing with social paranoia and our appetite for the absurd, Hove delivers an …