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Who is Niki?

Who is Niki?
9 years, 2 months ago On Guide: n2 Sculpture: Arbres Serpent Location: Spoehrer Plaza Catherine Marie-Agnes de Saint Phalle was born in 1930 to an aristocratic family in France and raised in New York City. She was a somewhat rebellious child, who preferred to be called Niki. ... On Guide:

Why did Niki create smaller pieces?

Why did Niki create smaller pieces?
9 years, 2 months ago On Guide: n4 Sculpture: Chairs Location: Linnean House Niki was prolific in her production of large-scale sculpture and entire environments of art. But she also wanted to create pieces on a domestic scale that people could have in their homes. Chairs ... On Guide:

Who are these ladies?

Who are these ladies?
9 years, 2 months ago On Guide: n5 Sculpture: Les Trois Grces Location: Swift Family Garden Nikis powerful, playful females decorated with hearts and flowers, called Nanas, are among her best known works. These voluptuous ladies have appeared in museums and outdoor sculpture ... On Guide:

My Memory of Niki - Marcelo Zitelli

My Memory of Niki \u002D Marcelo Zitelli
9 years, 2 months ago On Guide: n6 Sculpture: Bird Head Totem Location: Gladney Rose Garden My name is Marcelo Zitelli, I worked with Niki the last 16 years of her life and now I am a trustee of the Niki Charitable Art Foundation. I met Niki in 1987 and I found a very open ... On Guide: n

Did Native American culture influence Niki?

Did Native American culture influence Niki?
9 years, 2 months ago On Guide: n6 Sculpture: Large Yelling Man Totem Location: Gladney Rose Garden Nikis Totems reveal her exploration of Native American culture and traditions. She always admired American Indian totems and felt they contained a spiritually protective, ... On Guide: n6 Scu

Who are these ladies?

Who are these ladies?
9 years, 2 months ago On Guide: n7 Sculpture: Nana on A Dolphin Location: Dry Streambed Garden Nikis powerful, playful females decorated with hearts and flowers, called Nanas, are among her best known works. These voluptuous ladies have appeared in museums and outdoor ... On Guide: n7 Scu

What Is This?

What Is This?
9 years, 2 months ago On Guide: n9 Sculpture: Obelisque bleu avec des fleurs Location: Museum Building Niki was acutely aware of contemporary events and social crises. In the 1980s, several of her closest friends, including a studio assistant, became ill and died of AIDS. In ... On Guide: n

Who are These Athletes? (Black Heroes/Athletes)

Who are These Athletes? (Black Heroes/Athletes)
9 years, 2 months ago On Guide: n10 Sculptures: #19 Baseball Player, #23 Basketball Player, and Golf Player Location: Near Mausoleum When Niki became a great-grandmother, she began to reflect on her own experiences growing up. She felt there were no strong female figures or ... On Guide: n

Who Is Clarice?

Who Is Clarice?
9 years, 2 months ago On Guide: n11 Sculpture: Clarice again Location: Near athletes (n10) Clarice again, a painted polyester sculpture, is one of Nikis earliest works. She was inspired by the feminine curves of her pregnant friend Clarice, the wife of the American artist ... On Guide: n1

A Quote from Niki

A Quote from Niki
9 years, 2 months ago On Guide: n12 Sculpture: Guardian Lions Location: Bottle Brush Buckeyes By making gay, joyous sculpture maybe Im saying, Look, the world is awful but it is also great. So lets enjoy its greatness. My work is about color, the changing of colors for dreams ... On Guide: