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Historical and Cultural Context
Drawing Prompt
Niki de Saint Phalle (1930-2002) b. France


“"Life ... is never the way one imagines it. It surprises you, it amazes you, and it makes you laugh or cry when you don't expect it." - http://www.fantasyarts.net/desaintphalle_quotes.html

Media emphasis: sculptor, painter, film maker

Art movement(s): Nouveau Réalisme (New Realism)

Principles and elements of design: balance, color, contrast, emphasis, form, line, movement, pattern, rhythm, shape, space, texture

Helpful links: http://nikidesaintphalle.org/



de Saint Phalle - Coming Together
de Saint Phalle - Adam and Eve
de Saint Phalle - Half Woman Half Angel
de Saint Phalle - Hall of Champions Sculptures
de Saint Phalle - Perfume

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