1. The world's best reading app

    Great articles, no ads. Get started for free.

    The New YorkerAriel Levy4/11/1640 min
    2 reads3 comments
    10
    The New Yorker
    2 reads
    10
    You must read the article before you can post or reply.
    • DellwoodBarker
      Top reader this weekReading streakScoutScribe
      1 month ago

      A read that checks all the boxes of a deeply, deeply captivating 40 minute profile of not just one incredibly complex and dynamic artist ~ multiple. Funny, daring, provocative, authentic, persevering.

      Packed with too many outstanding quotes and highlights to even begin to choose one so I just stuck with the first that grabbed me as a reader…some of the best still lie in for discovery.

      She made a decision: “If I didn’t want to be a second-class citizen, I would have to go out into the world and fight to impose myself as an artist.”

      ”Whether or not people think it’s art doesn’t matter to me,” Saint Phalle said.

      • Pegeen
        Reading streakScoutScribe
        3 weeks ago

        This was exceptional Dellwood - I was entranced!

    • Pegeen
      Reading streakScoutScribe
      3 weeks ago

      Beyond a 10. Irreverent, unconventional, original, shocking - a woman way ahead of her time. And there is always a cost for that. A stint in an insane asylum and horribly dysfunctional families. Art was her only salvation.