The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 31, 1966 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 31, 1966
Page 9
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of MODERN ART F or years, men have dominated the world of painting and sculpture. There have been no women to match a Rodin or Matisse or Picasso in shaping modern art. Critics have readily relegated the girls to the ranks of the second rate. Things are changing. The ladies have climbed up among the men in the contemporary art world, innovating new techniques and bringing new perspectives to ancient crafts. Three of the brightest stars in the art world now are Mary Bauermeister of Argentina, Niki de Saint-Phalle of France and Marisol, a French-born New Yorker. They are on the "far out" wing of contemporary art, using new materials with great wit and imagination to comment on life and to mold a new way of seeing. Artist Marital port r from bthind one of her ''' works, mad* of wood, called "The Kennedy Family." At. right, another of wood ond mixed media, called "Ford." Mary Bauermeister at her studio. At left it a work she calls "No Faces/' At right is another- work she calls "Integration." Niki deSaint-Phollesits amid some of her sculptures. At left is a work called "La Waldaff." At right, an- f other called "La Baiflneuse." thit Week's PICTURE SHOW-AP Newifc.tares

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