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"L'oiseau amoureux (Bird in love)" (2000) is a rare and important, large-scale hand painted polyester sculpture in the round by French artist Niki de Saint Phalle (1930–2002). This is edition 75 of 150, is signed and stamped, measures approximately 23.6 x 18.9 x 7.9 inches / 60 x 48 x 20 cm. and is in excellent condition. Another edition of this work was published in:
Ulrich Krempel, "La Fête - Die Schenkung Niki de Saint Phalle", Hannover, 2001, p. 367, illustrated in color. /Victoria Ville-Paris,"Niki de Saint Phalle: Vive l'amour!" Fécamp: Palais Bénédictine, 2006, p. 3, illustrated in color./"Jean Tinguely & Niki de Saint Phalle," Galleria Arte e Arte, Bologna, 2009.

Niki de Saint Phalle (1930–2002) was a self-educated French sculptor, painter, and filmmaker who frequently addressed themes of feminism, violence, mythology, and personal desires in her work. Known for her voluptuous ‘Nanas’ sculptures executed in a riot of colors, Saint Phalle explored various female archetypes throughout her oeuvre which ranged from the playfully surreal to Dada-influenced conceptual works. The artist has exhibited extensively at top venues throughout the world, including Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris, FR), Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam, NL), National Museum of Women in the Arts (Washington, DC), and Brooklyn Museum of Art (New York, NY), among many others.
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Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, NY)
Museum of Modern Art (New York, NY)
San Diego Museum of Art
Tate Gallery (London, UK) r.

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Publication: Another edition of this work was published in: Ulrich Krempel, La Fête - Die Schenkung Niki de Saint Phalle, Hannover, 2001, p. 367, illustrated in color. Laure Verchere, "L'arte di abitare con la primavera in casa," Elle Decor, Milan, 1998, p. 71, illustrated in color Victoria Ville-Paris,"Niki de Saint Phalle: Vive l'amour!" Fécamp: Palais Bénédictine, 2006, p. 3, illustrated in color Dane McDowell, "L'esthétique du Loft," Residences Decoration, Nice, September 2008, n.p, illustrated in color. "Jean Tinguely & Niki de Saint Phalle," Galleria Arte e Arte, Bologna, 2009
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  • Pickup Location: Thailand
  • Shipping Dimensions: 23.6 x 19 x 7.9 in. (59.94 x 48.26 x 20.07 cm.)
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