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The story, his words, the sentiments, the videos, the dancing, the energy. What a wonderful way to roll into Friday. Thank you for the introduction to Nick Cave, his art, his philosophy, his life!

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It all began with the unquenchable delight of Sharron Cave, who could turn a handful of popcorn into a celebration. I love Nick Cave and I love Sharron. The magic he makes is a tribute to her.

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Dec 2, 2023Liked by Bailey Richardson

I am bursting with joy! Thank you 🙏🏻✨

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Think how much courage it has taken for this totally unique man to pursue his visions and bring them to us. I am fairly certain he wasn’t thinking this was a path to $$$ or fame. He just did his art. Thanks for this

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Dec 2, 2023Liked by Bailey Richardson

Gosh, this just woke me up inside. Thank you for sharing this beautiful piece, and as a result this incredible person and their work.

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Dec 6, 2023Liked by Bailey Richardson

So timely! Thank you! Protecting our creative joy in troubled times. I love Nick’s community building and dance expressions. So much yes.

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Dec 2, 2023Liked by Bailey Richardson

This piece moved me. Thank you. I’ve like Nick Cave’s work and am so happy to learn about his mother and the legacy she has created.

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Dec 2, 2023Liked by Bailey Richardson

Nick Cave’s installation, Until, at Mass MOCA was my introduction to his work. The immensity of whimsy he used to express his response to continued violence against black men was unique, powerful and uplifting. You knew this was created by a pretty special artist. Thanks, Bailey, for giving us a wonderful view of his life. It shows him to be a pretty special person!

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Dec 2, 2023Liked by Bailey Richardson

Who knew there was more than one famous Nick Cave? Thanks 🙏💗

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Beautiful piece, Bailey. I must’ve gone a half-dozen times to the retrospective at the MCA in Chicago. What an artist, what a life.

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Absolutely. Have you been to "Facility" by chance? I would love to see it!

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No! And your post has prompted me to get over there. Come to Chicago for a visit, Bailey, my brother owns a restaurant here, we can hang out!

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I would love to visit and eat at his restaurant!!!

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And what a mother! ❤️

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Dec 4, 2023Liked by Bailey Richardson

Man, I gotta go to the fabric store!

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🎉 wow ok!

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Dec 1, 2023Liked by Bailey Richardson

Amazing

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Thank you, Bailey Richardson and Art Dogs for this wonderful article. I had only heard of Nick Cave through one piece of media - if indeed it is even the same Nick Cave - as singer of the Peaky Blinders theme song "Red Right Hand". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KGD2N5hJ2e0 I had no idea of the amazing life story and incredible art this man has contributed to the world! I thank you so much for bringing such a beautiful post of a beautiful man (and his dog Bam Bam!) and all the people he has helped along the way. Such a joy to read.

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