/ 21 September 2022

Brad Pitt and Nick Cave’s surprise sculpture expo

Image source: Wikimedia Commons/Unsplash/Canva
Image source: Wikimedia Commons/Unsplash/Canva

Hollywood actor Brad Pitt and Aussie music icon Nick Cave are cool cats, so it’s completely natural that the pair would open a joint art exhibition in Finland this week… Located at the Sara Hilden Art Museum in the city of Tampere, the exhibit includes a series by Cave of ‘glazed ceramic figurines depicting the life of Satan in 17 stations, from innocence through experience into confrontation of our mortality’. Meanwhile, Pitt has provided 9 sculptures, including one called Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound to the House, made of trapped bullets crystalised in platinum silicon. The 58yo actor says his self-taught art is about “where I have gotten it wrong in my relationships, where have I misstepped, where am I complicit”. So it’s all pretty light and breezy, then…

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