Nick Cave, Objects of Desire: Party Favors, 2000

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A conical sculpture with three round humps at the widest end lies on its side. The middle of the object is brown and smooth, and both ends are covered with tiny spherical beads: black on the narrow end and red, white, and black on the wide end.
Nick Cave, American, b. 1959
Objects of Desire: Party Favors, 2000
Gourd, pins, sequins, and beads
5 3/4 × 10 × 5 1/4 in. (54.6 × 25.4 × 13.3 cm)
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift of John and Dorianne Venator, 2010.32
Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago