Sunday, November 20, 2011

The Art of Fabric Sculpture: "Soundsuit" by NICK CAVE at Sotheby's

American fabric sculptor,  dancer and performance artist Nick Cave (b. 1959) created this piece called "Soundsuit" in 2001. Made of mixed media, the structure is 109 x 38 x 31 inches. It was on display at Sotheby's as part of the Hunters and Gatherers: The Art of Assemblage auction on November 18. Nick Cave is best known for his wearable fabric sculptures that are bright, fun, whimsical, and other-worldly. The artwork auctioned at Sotheby's exemplifies his unique creations.

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