Nohra Haime Gallery

Niki de Saint Phalle

(French, 1930–2002)

bird on ring (richard) by niki de saint phalle

Niki de Saint Phalle

Bird on Ring (Richard), 2001

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dawn (yellow) by niki de saint phalle

Niki de Saint Phalle

DAWN (Yellow), 1993

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do you like my new dress (brown) (remembering) by niki de saint phalle

Niki de Saint Phalle

Do You Like My New Dress (Brown) (Remembering), 1997

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etude pour la danse (first printing) by niki de saint phalle

Niki de Saint Phalle

ETUDE POUR LA DANSE (FIRST PRINTING), 1994

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la femme (portrait of mimi) or clarissa by niki de saint phalle

Niki de Saint Phalle

LA FEMME (PORTRAIT OF MIMI) OR CLARISSA, 1995

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mandala (blue and green) (remembering) by niki de saint phalle

Niki de Saint Phalle

Mandala (Blue and Green) (Remembering), 1997

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table "aux quatre nanas" (four nanas table) by niki de saint phalle

Niki de Saint Phalle

TABLE "AUX QUATRE NANAS" (FOUR NANAS TABLE), 1994

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the devil xv by niki de saint phalle

Niki de Saint Phalle

THE DEVIL XV, 1997

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the falling tower card no. xvi by niki de saint phalle

Niki de Saint Phalle

THE FALLING TOWER CARD NO. XVI, 1997

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untitled (totem, upside down nana, le temoin) by niki de saint phalle

Niki de Saint Phalle

UNTITLED (TOTEM, UPSIDE DOWN NANA, LE TEMOIN), 2001

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Biography

Timeline

1930
Born Catherine Marie-Agnes Fal de Saint Phalle in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
1937
Moved with her family to New York, NY
1948 - 1950
Worked as fashion model for Vogue, Life, Harper's Bazaar, Elle, and other French and American magazines
1952
Moved to Paris, France
1954
Met American painter Hugh Weiss who became a friend and mentor
1971
Married Jean Tinguely
2002
Died in San Diego, CA

Exhibitions

2012 - 2013
Niki de Saint Phalle – Eine Retrospektive – Skulpturen, Objekte und Arbeiten auf Papier, Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie, Bielefeld, Germany (solo)
2011
Seductive Subversion: Women Pop Artists, 1958–1968, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
2009 - 2010
Retrospective, Museum of the Rome Foundation, Rome, Italy (solo)
2008 - 2009
Les boîtes à secrets de Niki, Musée en Herbe, Paris, France (solo)
Niki de Saint Phalle, Fundação Eugénio de Almeida, Évora, Portugal (solo)
2008
Niki de Saint Phalle, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK (solo)
2007
Niki de Saint Phalle, Fischerplatz Galerie, Ulm, Germany (solo)
2006
Niki de Saint Phalle: a retrospective, The Nagoya City Art Museum, Nagoya, Japan (solo)
2005
Niki de Saint Phalle: Grafik und Objekte, Galerie am Bom, Wetzlar, Germany (solo)
2004
Niki de Saint Phalle, Kunsthalle Nurnberg, Nuremberg, Germany (solo)
2003
Niki de Saint Phalle, Ernst Museum Budapest, Budapest, Hungary (solo)

Public Collections

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, California
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Musée d'Art Contemporain (MAC), Marseille, France
Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain (MAMAC), Nice, France
Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Franc
Musée Nationale d'Art Moderne (MNAM) / Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Musée des Arts Decoratif, Paris, France
Hessisches Landesmuseum, Darmstadt, Germany
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Stedeijk Museum Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Musée d'Art et d'Histoire de la Ville de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland
National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan

Performances

1986
Realised project with Jean Tinguely la Fontaine Stravinsky, next to the Centre George Pompidou, Paris, France
Installation of a monumental sculpture Sun God to the University of Calfornia, San Diego, CA
1975
The Nanas Conquer the City, permanent installation of of three monumental nanas in the center of the town of Hanover, Germany
1970
Collaborate with Jean Tinguely in the realization of a monumental sculpture in Milly-the-Forest, France