SAINT PHALLE, Niki de.
Un Rêve plus long que la nuit.
First edition, first impression, of the press kit for the film of the same title, hand-made by the artist for the Cannes film festival in 1976. The film, a dark fairy tale shot on the outskirts of Paris in summer 1975, stars Niki de Saint Phalle’s daughter Laura as a young girl on a quest to be transformed into an adult. Saint Phalle herself plays a small role as the mother. Other members of the cast include fellow sculptors Jean Tinguely Daniel Spoeri and Eva Aeppli.
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Original paper wraps (210 x 298 mm) screen-printed in blue, green, yellow, red and pale blue, single sheets wire-stitched, printed in black and white and hand-coloured by Saint Phalle in watercolour, felt pen and pencil and decorated with numerous colour and black and white stickers designed by her. A bright copy in excellent condition.