Will Cotton — American Artist born on December 29, 1965,

Will Cotton is an American painter. His work primarily features landscapes composed of sweets, often inhabited by human subjects. Will Cotton lives and works in New York City... (wikipedia)

People's love of sweets and guilty feelings about overindulgence are pretty universal.
In a gallery, there's an expectation of high prices and a somewhat elitist atmosphere.
Smells are so powerful and evocative, sometimes stronger than visual cues.
As an artist, it's possible to get tired of yourself.
The goal of art-making in general is communication.