A cat-centric creation amusement is “feline” similar celebrating Academy Award-winning histrion Nicolas Cage done an upcoming exhibit.
CatCon, an lawsuit that describes itself arsenic the “biggest lawsuit successful the satellite dedicated to feline and popular culture,” volition grant Cage with its grounds “Uncaged: The Unbearable Weight of Genius Cat Art” successful Pasadena, California, adjacent month.
The exhibit, which Cat Art Show volition contiguous astatine the event, features paw-some artworks “paying tribute to personage feline dada and net meme muse” Cage, according to a property release.
The exhibit’s sanction is simply a rotation connected the movie “The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent,” a movie starring Cage successful which helium has to usage his acting roles to prevention his family.
Susan Michals, curator and laminitis of Cat Art Show, praised Cage arsenic an artist’s “dream subject.”
“He’s cult, he’s camp, and helium DGAF,” she said. “Cats person galore of the aforesaid characteristics ― truthful wherefore not harvester the 2 and observe it connected canvas?”
The grounds appears to beryllium a purr-fect tribute to Cage, arsenic the actor, a known feline lover, told The Hollywood Reporter earlier this twelvemonth his feline Merlin was similar household to him.
“Merlin is an antithetic cat. It’s not the aforesaid arsenic the different relationships I’ve had with cats passim the years,” Cage said. “There’s a real, astir quality level of affection emanating from him which is astir similar a son. It’s beauteous intense.”
Cat Art Show volition merchantability the archetypal artwork, which CatCon volition show connected Oct. 1 and 2, via its website.
Ten percent of the proceeds volition spell toward cat-related charitable organizations, according to CatCon.