*(Nana = girl, in French slang).
Sometimes we tend to resume the universe of certain artists into only some popular imagery. A bit of a pre-judgement, a bit of thinking it is always the same… but after seeing her exhibition at “Le Grand Palais”, Niki really got me.
Nobody knows Niki but herself. I have learned my lesson. Her work is an effective shot, as strong as a hunter.
“We have Black Power, so why not Nana Power? Communism and capitalism have failed. I think the time has come for a new matriarchal society”
“I would not resemble you, my mother”