Gilbert & George

GILBERT & GEORGE. Their faces were painted bronze. I do not imagine that it did much for the skin. I first encountered Gilbert and Georges’ Living Sculpture at an exhibition in Ileana Sonnabend’s gallery at 420 West Broadway in New York’s Soho. This was in 1971, Incidentally, Ileana who was a friend, adopted the delightful Antonio Homen when he must …

Niki de Saint Phalle 1930-2002

Niki de Saint Phalle 1930-2002 The Visual art Library has recently acquire the catalogue of her gift of 170 works in 2001 to the Musee d’Art Moderne et Contemporain in Nice. I knew about the de Saint Phalle family long before I met Niki. Her first cousin was a bridesmaid in my mother’s wedding in 1936. I only met Niki …