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War on Guns: Nick Cave at MASS MoCA

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A few days ago, the New York Times published an article about artist Nick Cave and his upcoming exhibition at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art. For the show, Cave will create his largest installation to date:

Three and a half years in the making, “Until” is what Mr. Cave called his most personal work to date. It will lead visitors on a path through an enchanted but menacing landscape featuring, among other things, 17 black-faced lawn jockeys on a crystal cloudscape 18 feet in the air; 20,000 whirling wind spinners; a “waterfall” of shimmering foil-like strips; a thousand or so intentionally garish ceramic tchotchkes; and several million beads, some of which will comprise shimmering mountains.

The show is aiming to address issues surrounding race, gun violence, and hardships facing African-Americans in police custody. For more info on the show and to read the NYT’s full article, go here. To read past Glasstire articles on the topic of guns, go here, here, here, and here.

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