Curtis Bartone's detailed drawings of food in various stages of preparation focus on "the often overlooked brutality of the event," he says. Find out what he means when he talks about his work Tuesday night at the Evanston Art Center, where an exhibit of his work called "The Meticulous Eye" is running through May 18. Also speaking will be Ellen Ferar, who has a show there as well, on view through the same date. The talk starts at 7 at the center, 2603 Sheridan Road in Evanston; regular hours are 10 to 4 and 7 to 10 Monday through Thursday, 10 to 4 Friday and Saturday, and 2 to 5 Sunday. Admission is free. Call 708-475-5300 for more information.