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Sidewall, Nana, 1972

This is a Sidewall. It was designed by Niki de St. Phalle and created by Niki de Saint-Phalle and made by Xartwall. It is dated 1972 and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is screen printed on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

Niki de Saint Phalle was a noted French painter, sculptor, and filmmaker. In the mid-1960s she began creating her Nana figures, which are sculptured female forms in varying poses, all brightly colored and patterned. This design contains two Nanas along with a number of other disparate elements all boldly rendered.

This object was donated by Ms. Marilyn Hapgood. It is credited Gift of Marilyn Hapgood.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 81 x 53 cm (31 7/8 x 20 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Nana, 1972; Niki de Saint-Phalle ; Germany; screen printed on paper; Overall: 81 x 53 cm (31 7/8 x 20 7/8 in.); Gift of Marilyn Hapgood; 1992-191-1

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