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Niki de Saint Phalle : my art, my dreams

Author: Carla Schulz-Hoffmann; Pierre Descargues; Niki de Saint-Phalle
Publisher: Munich ; New York : Prestel, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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This is a celebratory book on the works of Niki de Saint Phalle (1930-2002), an artist who through her work explored female roles in society and myth. Her work is made distinctly personal by the artist's own handwritten comments and whimsical sketches.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Niki de Saint Phalle. English.
Niki de Saint Phalle.
Munich ; New York : Prestel, 2008
(OCoLC)691130585
Named Person: Niki de Saint-Phalle; Niki de Saint-Phalle; Niki de Saint Phalle
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carla Schulz-Hoffmann; Pierre Descargues; Niki de Saint-Phalle
ISBN: 9783791339849 3791339842
OCLC Number: 212432130
Language Note: German edition published under the title: Niki de Saint Phalle.
Notes: Translator from title page verso.
Description: 175 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Preface / Pierre Restany --
All-devouring mothers --
on Niki de Saint Phalle's artistic programme / Carla Schulz-Hoffmann --
Niki / Pontus Hulten --
Nanas / Pierre Descargues --
"... renewing oneself from day to day" / Daniel Spoerri --
"... the greatest sculptor" / Jean Tinguely --
Niki by Niki / Niki de Saint Phalle --
Early paintings --
Shooting paintings --
Narrative assemblages --
Nanas --
Heads --
Devouring mothers --
Skinnies --
Small sculptures --
Late works --
The fantastic paradise --
The bird's dream --
Golem --
The dragon --
Stravinsky fountain --
Tarot garden --
The sun god --
The cyclops --
Noah's Ark --
The grotto --
Queen Califia's magical circle.
Other Titles: Niki de Saint Phalle.
Responsibility: edited by Carla Schulz-Hoffmann ; preface by Pierre Restany ; with contributions by Pierre Descargues [and others] ; [translated from German by Stephen Telfer].

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This is a celebratory book on the works of Niki de Saint Phalle (1930-2002), an artist who through her work explored female roles in society and myth. Her work is made distinctly personal by the artist's own handwritten comments and whimsical sketches.

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