February 2, 2013 10:11 PM

Visual art | With her photos, artist Vera Mercer creates visual feasts

For the next few weeks, the ultimate food-fan destination in Kansas City may not be one of the city’s stellar restaurants. It’s the Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art gallery in the Crossroads, where the ecstatically baroque, bigger-than-life photographs of foodstuffs by Vera Mercer challenge anyone to take eating for granted ever again.

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