'Soundsuits' on display at St. Louis Art Museum

November 14, 2014 7:00 AM

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"I spend a lot of time at flea markets," said artist Nick Cave at a recent visit to the St. Louis Art Museum. "I'll fly to Washington State, rent a van and stop at flea markets on my way back across the country. I don't know what I'm looking for."

He knows it when he finds it, though. The objects that he finds — buttons, children's toys, plastic beaded baskets, lots and lots of crocheted pot holders and some rather alarming big fluffy bunnies — go into Cave's distinctive art. An exhibition of his work is now on display at the art museum throu...

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