Radio Interview Explores Niki’s Life and Work

For the opening of the new exhibition “Niki de Saint Phalle: Creation of a New Mythology” on 18 March at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, WFAE radio in Charlotte, North Carolina interviewed Laura Duke, Niki’s daughter; Bloum Cardenas, Niki’s granddaughter and a trustee of the Niki Charitable Art Foundation; Dave Stevenson and Marcelo Zitelli, also trustees of the Foundation; and John Boyer, President and CEO of the Bechtler. (Laura Duke and Bloum Cardenas are seen in the photo at right.)

The interview, nearly an hour long, includes a wide-ranging discussion of Niki’s life and work, her relationship with her lifelong partner Jean Tinguely, and the exhibition itself. Click and enjoy.