16 April 2010

Mirror, Mirror

Once upon a time I collaborated on a book about mosaic artworks with JoAnn Locktov, putting some words to pictures. One of the artists featured was the late Niki de Saint Phalle, a colleague of Jean Tinguely, Marcel Duchamp and Salvador Dali. Her home and garden in Italy is an intensely personal expression, begun in 1980. Here is her kitchen vision. nikidesaintphalle.com


  1. artists can create works in many ways. often these ways come in pairs, or dichotomies. for example: an artist can approach their work with a very conscious intention, or conversely, a very unconscious intention.

    let's suppose that the artist De Saint Phalle chose to approach their work in the first of these two ways. then what idea or ideas was the artist seeks to get across?

  2. Maybe: We are what we eat?

    It sounds like you have a theory about this, Anonymous—please share.


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