The increasingly distant connection between food — the stuff that grows, walks, flies, and/or swims — and “food” — the semi-edible material that pops out of a box, can, or drive-thru window, is the source of much contemporary hand-wringing. But how did food become “food”? The question is political, anthropological, and sociological. And the answer can be traced throughout the past century’s advertising, design, and pop culture. A new exhibition at the Frost Art Museum explores the phenomenon by which Americans have gradually come to favor getting their nourishment from the factory instead... More >>>