Niki de Saint Phalle Gun Art

We've discussed much gun-based art here before--artists shooting themselves or other objects--but I do not believe we have yet covered this instance by Niki de Saint Phalle.

A white canvas with bags of paint concealed beneath was to be fired upon, releasing the paint in random patterns. But the project proved more intractable than anticipated.

Full story here.
     Posted By: Paul - Sat Dec 31, 2016
     Category: Art | Avant Garde | Guns | 1960s

If you - the artist - have to close your eyes to get the gun to fire at point-blank range to make art - it's not art. It's accidental.

I am now going to paint something abstract, without using my eyes.

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Posted by Greg on 12/31/16 at 09:33 AM
When in doubt, use C-4.
Posted by Virtual on 12/31/16 at 01:10 PM
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