‘Shooting Picture’, Niki de Saint Phalle, 1961 | Tate
Artwork page for ‘Shooting Picture’, Niki de Saint Phalle, 1961 The emphasis on the violent gesture in post-war abstract painting culminated in Saint Phalle’s Shooting Pictures. She filled polythene bags with paint and enclosed them within layers of plaster against a blockboard backing. Spectators were invited to shoot at these constructions, releasing the paint. This one was shot by artists Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns. Saint Phalle stopped making these works in 1963, explaining ‘I…
Sam Francis: Untitled, 1960
Untitled, 1960 Sam Francis, Born: San Mateo, California 1923, Died: Santa Monica, California 1994 gouache on paper, 29 3/4 x 22 1/4 in. (75.6 x 56.5 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Bequest of Edith S. and Arthur J. Levin 2005.5.31 Francis became ill in 1960, prompting him to work in a smaller format than he had previously. About the same time, he began to use blue as the primary color in many of his paintings. In this composition, drips and spatters of paint lend dynamism to organic…
The Darkness Behind Niki de Saint Phalle's Colorful Beauties
PARIS — Niki de Saint Phalle was half French, half American, and bilingual, but who was she? Certainly not merely the sculptor who made those fat girls, the Nanas, though they remain her most famous works.
Shozo Shimamoto, in mostra presso lo studio Giangaleazzo Visconti, sino al 31 gennaio 2014, Milano - OUBLIETTE MAGAZINE
Lo studio Giangaleazzo Visconti in corso Monforte 23, a Milano, ha portato per la prima volta in Italia
10 Things to Know about Niki de Saint Phalle | Artsper Magazine
Known for her colourful sculptures of women, Niki de Saint Phalle is a well-known French artist. Here are 10 things you should know about her.
Guggenheim’s Gutai: Splendid Playground Exhibition Review
Before stepping into Guggenheim today, I had no idea what I was going to see inside. Even after I stepped into the building with my admission ticket and the multimedia instruction device in my hand…