But as the viewer moves around the paintings, it’s clear that they’re not so refined. Like a fashion magazine shoot where couture gowns are held together with clips or pins in the back, or a gourmet food shoot in which marbles are loaded into the soup to keep the savory ingredients appealingly afloat, Staschke’s pieces show the work behind the beautiful sculptures. Note the rough bunches of clay and unsightly bulges on the rear side of the works, which support the front of the image. The question the artist raises is an interesting one: Which is the truth, the finished product, or the sometimes ugly supports behind it? The concept might seem dark if Staschke’s own “execution” were overly serious. But as he takes a playful approach to the topic, the collection feels relatively lighthearted, even comical, especially in the works featuring sweet confections or dead birds ready to be served as part of a feast.