Klash! Art in ActionNiki de Saint Phalle's Shooting

3 min

Available until 28/07/2025

On February 12, 1961, the young artist Niki de Saint Phalle shoots at her paintings, which she’s filled with paints that explode upon impact. Armed with a .22 caliber rifle, the artist incorporates trauma in her work. She bursts onto the art scene with her unique brand of liberated, female art.

Author

Frank Perrin

Production

  • APRES Production

  • URUBU films

  • Manifeste!

Artistic director

  • Frank Perrin

  • Gilles Coudert

  • François Combin

Country

France

Year

2022

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