Niki de Saint Phalle

Nana Boa, 1983

Polyester resin and polyurethan paint, gold leaf
89.76 x 47.24 x 34.25 in ( 228 x 120 x 87 cm ), Edition of 5 + 3AP / Artist Proof EA
Le Péril Jaune, 1968

Painted glassfiber
107.09 x 74.02 x 28.74 in ( 272 x 188 x 73 cm ), Unique
Nana moyenne danseuse, 1967-1971

Painted polyester resin
24.41 x 16.54 x 6.3 in ( 62 x 42 x 16 cm ), Unique
Dear Diary, Black is different, 1994

Color lithograph
31.50 x 47.24 in ( 80 x 120 cm ), Edition of 100, n°64/100
Rain (Clouds), 1970

Lithography on vellum paper
19.68 x 25.79 in ( 50 x 65,5 cm ), Edition of 75, n°2/75

b. Neuilly Sur Seine, France, 29 October 1930 ? d. San Diego, CA, USA, 21 May 2002

 

Niki de Saint Phalle is a Franco-American artist who began her career as a painter in 1950. Her work quickly moved towards assemblages, reliefs, and sculpture. In 1961, she became a member of the Nouveaux Réalistes group. The Tirs [Shootings] from the early 1960s were quickly followed in 1965 by the sexy, curvaceous, feminine sculptures she called Nanas*. Then her art moved to exterior spaces with large, bright, colourful sculptures, some of which created in collaboration with Jean Tinguely: Le Cyclop in Milly-la-Forêt, La Fontaine Stravinsky next to the Pompidou Centre in Paris and her
masterpiece The Tarot Garden in Italy.


The first retrospective was dedicated to Niki de Saint Phalle?s work was held at the Pompidou Centre, Paris in 1980. Her works are included in some very prestigious museum collections: the Pompidou Centre, Paris; Musée d?Art Moderne in Paris; Moderna Museet, Stockholm; Tate, London; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington D.C.; the MoMA, New York; the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, among others.


* French colloquial word meaning ?girl? or ?woman?.



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DESIGN MIAMI BASEL 2021

ART FAIR

09.21.2021 - 09.26.2021

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NIKI DE SAINT PHALLE IN THE 1960S - MENIL COLLECTION, HOUSTON, USA

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09.10.2021 - 01.23.2022

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INSTITUTION

03.11.2021 - 09.06.2021


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SCULPTURE NIKI DE SAINT PHALLE

ELLE SUPPLEMENT

SCULPTURE NIKI DE SAINT PHALLE

28.07.2017
DEUX EXPOS À NE PAS MANQUER

LE POINT SUPPLEMENT

DEUX EXPOS À NE PAS MANQUER

13.07.2017
NIKI DE SAINT PHALLE S'INSTALLE CET ÉTÉ À SAINT-TROPEZ

LE QUOTIDIEN DE L'ART

NIKI DE SAINT PHALLE S'INSTALLE CET ÉTÉ À SAINT-TROPEZ

04.07.2017

Publications

NIKI DE SAINT PHALLE SAINT-TROPEZ 2017

Niki de Saint Phalle

NIKI DE SAINT PHALLE SAINT-TROPEZ 2017

09/2017

Ouvrage publié à l'occasion de l'exposition de Niki de Saint Phalle à Saint-Tropez en 2017.

Graphisme : Dimaj Studio

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