Food and Senses in Thomas Rentmeister’s Art, “untitled, 2007 sugar, cart”


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An Analysis of the Sweetness of Taste in the Mass Production Consumerism in Thomas Rentmeister’s “untitled, 2007 sugar, cart”
The primary focus of this art analysis will define the sensual implications of sweetness within the mass production rhetoric of consumerism defined in Thomas Rentmeister’s “untitled, 2007 sugar, cart.” The primary relationship between sugar and the world’s addiction to this food product is defined in the excessive amounts of the substance essentially being piled onto a shopping cart. Rentmeister provides a presentation method that engages the viewer to realize the mass production aspects of this type of food product, which then forces them to see the domination that ‘sweetness” has over the human sense. In many...
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