Sunday, April 18, 2010

Nick Cave Lecture at Fowler Museum: Artist Talk

Soundsuits      Recycling      Lawn Jockeys      Raffia      Masks    

Spinning Tops     Fiber      Noise Makers      Needlepoint

Pot Holders      Abacus      Remixing      Socks

Sweaters      Buttons      Formulating    

Low Craft     Green Art

On January 9, 2010, Chicago-based artist, Nick Cave presented a lecture at the Fowler Museum about his Soundsuits. The lecture is followed by a conversation between Cave and Marla C. Berns, Director of the Fowler Museum at UCLA, focusing on the "global resonances in the artist's work." This dialogue is in conjunction with the current exhibition, Nick Cave: Meet Me at the Center of the Earth, at the Fowler Museum until May 30, 2010.

Meet Me at the Center of the Earth "is the largest presentation of work by artist Nick Cave, featuring thirty-five of his ‘Soundsuits’—multi-layered, mixed-media sculptures named for the sounds made when the ‘suits’ are performed." A catalogue accompanies this exhibition.

Nick Cave Lecture at Fowler Museum, Jan. 9, 2010 from Fowler Museum on Vimeo.

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