Kristin Worrall Crafts Sculptural Art from Gelatin Desserts in “Take Comfort”

A new exhibit in Connecticut's Standard Space blends food, art, performance and nostalgia

For New York-based artist Kristin Worrall, it was not enough to tour with the award-winning company Nature Theater of Oklahoma, nor was it enough to bake for critically acclaimed restaurants such as Jean-Georges. Rather, Worrall’s penchant for the multidisciplinary and interconnectedness led the artist to forge her own path, melding food, sound design and theater into interactive, unique art. Her latest—Take Comfort at Connecticut’s Standard …

Jell-O Presidents

Forty-four American gelatinous heads of state by Henry Hargreaves

Just in time for the November elections, Kiwi artist Henry Hargreaves is releasing a series of presidential portraits composed of carefully molded Jell-O. The photographer—previously featured on CH for his book on 3D breasts and his images of deep-fried gadgets—used the color palette of the US flag to indicate miscellaneous information within the portraits. A comical take on the dominant topic of conversation, the collection …