Conversing with Cave

Glenbow News caught up with Nick Cave the day before his exhibition, Nick Cave: Feat, officially opened to the public. The 60-year-old Chicago based artist was in Calgary to install his exhibition and had just finished his last task of the day – placing 500 freshly-pressed hand towels into a tall and precarious stack, draped … Continue reading Conversing with Cave

Curator Q + A – Katie Delmez on Nick Cave: Feat.

Chicago-based artist Nick Cave wears many hats, and wears them all extremely well. As a sculptor, painter, dancer, performance artist, video and installation artist, his creations are boundary-eradicating explosions of form, colour and meaning. Cave’s most famous creation, the Soundsuit, is a kind of wearable sculpture. They are larger than life and richly textured, often … Continue reading Curator Q + A – Katie Delmez on Nick Cave: Feat.

Art News Roundup — June 17, 2019

A trio of stories with Glenbow connections captured our attention this week. Whether directly related to our exhibitions and events (Nick Cave) or tangentially (Beothuk opera), it's great to see these artists and artworks making waves in the media. Last month, he was featured in Vogue after appearing at an SFMOMA bash, this month Nick … Continue reading Art News Roundup — June 17, 2019

A Nick Cave Primer

Nick Cave has people talking (and writing and filming). A bonafide "rockstar" of the art world, the 60-year-old Chicago-based artist has been wowing audiences for decades with his creations: immersive mixed-media supernovas of colour, form and, when you scratch the surface, profound messaging. In anticipation of his upcoming exhibition at Glenbow, Nick Cave: Feat. — … Continue reading A Nick Cave Primer

Art News Roundup — April 18, 2019

The terrible news from Paris this week dominated headlines, of course. Thankfully many of the artistic treasures from the iconic structure have been saved and are being housed at the Louvre - read. This National Geographic segment describes the laser technology used in 2015 to recreate a 3-D scan of Notre Dame. Now, it could … Continue reading Art News Roundup — April 18, 2019