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1972

  • Work on this object began.

1992

  • We acquired this object.

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Sidewall, Nana

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

H x W x D: 81.3 × 53.2 cm (32 × 20 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Nana; Designed by Niki de Saint Phalle (French, 1930–2002); Germany; screen-printed paper; H x W x D: 81.3 × 53.2 cm (32 × 20 15/16 in.); Gift of Marilyn Hapgood; 1992-191-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Duro Olowu Selects.

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