Nick Cave http://kplu.org en Now at SAM: Art by Nick Cave that's furry and sequined http://kplu.org/post/now-sam-art-nick-cave-thats-furry-and-sequined <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-958538.mp3</p><p>What&#39;s the new show at the Seattle Art Museum look like? Think Chewbacca painted neon yellow and bubblegum pink, without any eyes in a cone-shaped head.</p><p>There&#39;s a tiger-masked creature with a huge cage surrounding his body. The cage is made up of ceramic birds.</p><p>There&#39;s a jumpsuit stitched from hundreds of Beanie Babies. And suits that look like astronauts made entirely of mother-of-pearl buttons.</p><p>There are more than 50 otherworldy, jaw-dropping creations featured in the exhibit, <a href="http://www.seattleartmuseum.org/exhibit/interactives/NickCave/index.html">&quot;Nick Cave: Meet Me at the Center of the Earth.&quot;</a></p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="360" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/s0KLXCov9kU" title="YouTube video player" width="440"></iframe></p><p>The show is the first museum tour for <a href="http://www.jackshainman.com/artist-biography9.html">the Chicago-based artist</a> (not to be confused with <a href="http://www.nickcaveandthebadseeds.com/home">that other Nick Cave</a>). It&#39;s a riot of texture and pattern that can be experienced in two major ways.</p><p> Mon, 21 Mar 2011 21:58:15 +0000 Florangela Davila 1032 at http://kplu.org Now at SAM: Art by Nick Cave that's furry and sequined