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Nick Cave

A·mal·gam

Nick Cave (b. 1959, Fulton, Missouri, United States) lives and works in Chicago, Illinois, United States. A·mal·gam is a monumental new sculpture derived from Cave’s first soundsuit, made in response to the Rodney King incident of 1991. The bronze work is cast from found tree branches, vintage toile flowers, ceramic birds, and the artists own hands. The sculpture acts as a community beacon to celebrate the power of each of us as unique individuals defined by our differences.



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Major support for the High Line Plinth is provided by Shelley Fox Aarons, Jennifer Allan Soros, Elizabeth Belfer, Suzanne Deal Booth, Fairfax Dorn, Andy and Christine Hall, Hermine Riegerl Heller, J. Tomilson Hill, The Holly Peterson Foundation, Annie Hubbard, Dorothy Lichtenstein, Donald R. Mullen, Jr., Miyoung Lee and Neil Simpkins, Doug Oliver, Mario J. Palumbo, Jr., Susan Scherr, Susan Viniar, and Anonymous.