Cold War Kid exhibits art in New York

And Matt Maust’s pieces are set for a London show

Cold War Kids bassist Matt Maust exhibited his collage art at a reception in New York City last night (January 18).

The band were in the city for the third show of their bi-coastal January residency, which kicked off last week at Pianos in New York, and sees the band travel coast-to-coast every week for shows in New York and Los Angeles.

At their show at Union Hall in Brooklyn on Wednesday night, the band were joined onstage by friends Elvis Perkins, who played on a number of songs including ‘St. John’, and ‘Expensive Tastes’

Maust displayed 35 pieces at the exhibition, and has a further 20 to show at The Social in London on January 30, at which Cold War Kids will perform a set.

“Some of them I have marked as sold because I want to show them in London, and then keep them” Maust revealed to NME.COM at the reception, which took place at a gallery in Chinatown.

They have been debuting new songs at the residency shows, including ‘The Golden Gate Jumpers’, which Maust explains is “about people who commit suicide off the Golden Gate Bridge”.

The band will play the Silverlake Lounge in LA tonight (January 19).

–By our New York staff.

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