Garden Ridge is the indisputable Inner Circle of Hell. Go there on a Saturday: Your eyes will sting from the tear-gas effect of vast quantities of potpourri and scented candles as you find your escape route barred by shopping carts overflowing with faux flora and fauna. Judging from Lisa Ludwig's recent work, it looks like she's been to hell and back. Sugarcoated, frost-dusted silk flowers and fake fruit create an artificial sense of... More >>>
One bad apple: Unlike the fascinatingly ephemeral nature of her cake sculptures, Ludwig's Bleed suggests a cryogenic stasis.