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Gummy art: From sweet and chewy treats to eye candy
[West Final Edition]
Chicago Tribune - Chicago, Ill.
Author: Taylor, Candace
Date: May 3, 2007
Start Page: 7
Section: Tempo
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Though the piece is almost 2 years old, it has retained its soft consistency, and bugs don't seem interested in it, she said. "Chandelier" is one in a series of seven gummy sculptures exploring the relationship of nature, food and class. One of the sculptures, "Joy Coated," features a child-size mannequin covered with the candies -- [YaYa Chou]'s take on the childhood obesity epidemic. "The kid is struggling to get through the sugar and can't break through," she explained.

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