Niki de Saint Phalle, London, 1972
Artist book, tan board lettered in black, string binding. 28 colored lithograph plates and occasional text, combining charmingly whimsical characters with a disturbing story of an abusive father and a devouring mother. Niki de Saint Phalle, sculptor, painter, and film maker and feminist hero. Her work has elements of Pop Art, Surrealism, folk and outsider art. Creator of monumental garden in Tuscany. Her Nanas, archetypal female figures, appear in Large public installations.