Niki and Jean, together again at the Bechtler

Jackie Lupo writes in the Charlotte Daily about “Niki de Saint Phalle and Jean Tinguely: Lifetime of Art Together and Apart,” now at the Bechtler Museum:

“Niki de Saint Phalle and Jean Tinguely, partners in art and a married couple in life, are together again at the new Bechtler Museum of Modern Art in uptown Charlotte, North Carolina.

“Charlotteans have fallen in love with the Saint Phalle Firebird in the museum’s outdoor courtyard, but there’s more inside. The museum’s second-floor gallery is dedicated to both artists, who met and started working together in the ’50s and were married in 1971.

“Visitors can see three of Tinguely’s trademark kinetic sculptures along with several two-dimensional works. Saint Phalle is represented by ‘nanas’ in two and three dimensions, as well as several reliefs and drawings…”  Read the entire article.