Niki de Saint Phalle

Sphinx, 1989

Painted polyester and gold leaf
11 x 16 7/8 x 11 3/8 inches, Edition of 10 ex
Nana boule , Circa 1967

Painted polyester
H 41 x 29 x 34 inches, Unique artwork
Nana Fontaine Type, 1965

Sculpture in painted polyester by Niki de Saint Phalle and joined iron base by Jean Tinguely
H 60 x 70 x 50 inches , Unique artwork
Sphinx, 1975

Painted polyester
H 11.8 x 11 x 18.9 inches, Unique artwork
Le Počte et sa muse, 1976

Painted resin
H 19.7 x 9 inches, Edition of 22 ex

As a freshly enrolled member of the New Realist Group, she showed her first "shooting paintings" in Paris in 1961. Her work was included in the "Art of Assemblage" Show at the Moma New York, the same year.

 

Niki de Saint Phalle is born in 1930 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, and she died in 2002 in California.

 

Over the last three decades, Niki de Saint Phalle has made her mark with at least three distinctive groups of work. The first are her relief-assemblages of the Sixties, glutted with "found" objects and arbitrarily splattered with paint. The second are three-dimensional figurative sculptures - the plump, sexy females that she calls Nanas (French slang for "Dames"), which she has been making since the mid-Sixties. Recently, the Grand Palais in Paris and the Guggenheim Museum of Bilbao presented a retrospective of her works.



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NIKI DE SAINT PHALLE - TAIDEHALLI - HELSINKI

HORS LES MURS

08.20.2016 - 10.30.2016

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NIKI DE SAINT PHALLE - RETROSPECTIVE - ARKEN MUSEUM, COPENHAGEN

HORS LES MURS

02.13.2016 - 07.31.2016

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NIKI DE SAINT PHALLE & MARK HANDFORTH - JOIE DE VIVRE - PALAIS DES BEAUX ARTS DE LILLE, FRANCE

HORS LES MURS

09.26.2015 - 01.17.2016


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Niki de Saint Phalle

Niki de Saint Phalle

Niki de Saint Phalle

09/2014

Ouvrage publié à l'occasion de la rétrospective Niki de Saint Phalle au Grand Palais, Paris.

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