Niki in the Garden

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On a recent trip to Chicago I went see “Niki in the Garden“, a show by Niki de Saint Phalle, at the Garfield Park Conservatory with my Mom. Sculptures covered with ceramic mosaics, mirrors, glass, and semi-precious stones depict brilliantly colored animals, mythical creatures, “Nanas”, sports figures, and more. The Niki in the Garden show runs through October 31, 2007. If you are in Chicago this fall definitely check it out.

Totem with cow head

Yellow snake with polka dots

Blue woman with red pots in each hand pouring water

Black and white elephant with multi colored trunk

Black woman in multi-color bathing suit sitting on golden bird thrown

Giant multi-colored skull with white teeth

Sculpture of man and woman at beach

Multi-colored sculpture of Louis Armstrong blowing gold horn

Face with open mmouth

Silver bird at top of archway sculpture

Silver archway sculpture covered in tiny mirrors

Silver, blue, and gold sculpture. Blob looking.

Two figures. Colorful, abstract sculpture of Michael Jordan jumping in air with basketball

Me sitting in indent of skull nose

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