Denver Art Museum is hosting the incredible “Sojourn” exhibit by the enigmatic Chicago based artist, . His work is a phantasmagorical intersection of craft, fine art and performance. His creations tell a story of dreams and symbolism which are amazing to behold. Nick Cave
Videos in the exhibit include dance performances in the “Sound Suits.”
Cave’s team attached thousands of buttons on black scrim walls.
The black disc on the back wall is made from thousands of beads and metallic materials. It represents the stars he saw as a young boy lying on the grass.
Cave shows off a heavily decorated wall at the show.
This may be a little difficult to sit on comfortably but it’s definitely interesting!
Decorated fantasy figure.
A performance artist creates special magic in a
“Sound Suit.” Nick Cave
Made from colored raffia, this produces a kinetic whirl during a performance.
Lovers of textile craft will appreciate the workmanship and execution on each piece. I am not an aficionado of contemporary art, but I left the
wanting to see more! Denver Art Museum
***A very must see video of the amazing
Nick Cave exhibit at the of art. Denver Museum
***Really nice “PBS News Hour” piece on the creative process of
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