Seattle Audiences Immerse Themselves in the World of Chicago-Based Artist Nick Cave

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SEATTLE, WA.- Nick Cave: Meet Me at the Center of the Earth will allow Seattle audiences to immerse themselves in the provocative world of Chicago-based artist Nick Cave. The exhibition at the Seattle Art Museum (SAM) features more than 50 wearable sculptures called Soundsuits, as well as beaded tondos and multi-media installations. The exhibition will also be highlighted by a series of Soundsuit performances and “invasions” that will surprise residents of the Puget Sound region in unexpected locations during the run of the show. Nick Cave: Meet Me at the Center of the Earth, is the first major museum tour for Nick Cave, and debuted at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco in 2009. In Seattle, the exhibition will include four galleries of brand new Soundsuits provided by the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery and never before seen in a museum setting. The Seattle presentation will also include