An extraordinary work of love poetry this is Gianni s tribute to his partner Vali as well as the story of her lifeWe must treasuer these individuals who are not constrained by what the world thinks they should be A jewel I knew and adored Vali like everyone else who met her What a fascinating woman Vali Myers was This book paints a vivid portrait of an unparalleled life so beautiful
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"Love The Way That "the way that writes about her and like his writing style too which is slightly strange he writes. The Australian artist Vali "Meyers was a legend in her own time Premiere danseuse of the Melbourne Modern Ballet at seventeen she left "was a legend in her own time Premiere danseuse of the Melbourne Modern Ballet at seventeen she left and spent ten years in Paris living much of the time on the streets but never ceasing to draw Ed van der Elskin famously put her on the cover of his Love on the Left Bank that manifesto of Pa. A love for animals than anyone I ve ever encountered This memoir penned by her friend and lover of 30 years Gianni Menichetti introduced me to a world that Vali inhabited during her full and creatively rich life Intimate and reverential this entle book reveals little vingnettes of Vali s often tumultuous life as seen through the eyes of Gianna Menichetti From her humble beginnings in #Suburban Pre WWII Sydney Vali Evolved To Be The True #pre WWII Sydney Vali evolved to be the true original boheme an utter eccentric There was nothing contrived about Vali Myers and she has inspired many including other creatives such as Patti Smith and Tennessee Williams She was completely engaging to be around and
to effortlessly draw people in with her beautiful other wordliness of hair "AND TATTOOED FACE I VENTURED TO "tattooed face I ventured to city a few years ago hoping to return to her studio and view her works just one time but unfortunately it had been closed due to lack of funding I believe there are other projects in the works to share the work and inspriation of Vali everyone should have the opportunity to be touched by the magic that was Vali Myer. Gers into the valley after a long struggle succeeding in having it designated an Environmental Oasis Finally Vali returned triumphant to her native Melbourne where she was recognized as an artist sui eneris In this brilliant memoir by her friend and lover Gianni Menichetti her art times and personality come through unforgettabl.seemed to effortlessly draw people in with her beautiful other wordliness of
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it too There are lots of things I like in this foxes a deep connection between animals and humanstoo There are lots of things I like in this foxes a deep connection between animals and humans paganism magic art drawing and the chelsea hotelI thought Gianni wrote very Building Ideas: An Architectural Guide to the University of Chicago generously about Vali because frankly she seemed uite mean to him in h amazinglroious beautiful human stories I first hear of Vali Myers in 1974 followed her ever since When i read this memoir let s say it shifted my idealized view of her as the Canadian Art, Volume 1 (A-F): Canadian Art: Volume I (A-F) gypsy ueenGianni was captured by Vali as a young boy and was unable to escape her clutches until she left Il Porto to die in her native AustraliaFull of revealing details this is a much needed contribution to round out the picture of a complex eccentric artistGianni emerged from her influence and became an artist poet and activities in his own right There is an interesting video on YT called His Savage Mistress interviewing him Having met and spent time with Vali in Melbourne in the late 1990s my husband lovingly bought me this book as a birthday present recently What a fine choice it was Vali was a brilliantifted artist who shared. Ris in the 1950's and her work was praised by George Plimpton "in his Paris Review Then saying bye to all that she spent forty years "his Paris Review Then saying ood bye to all she spent forty years semi seclusion in a wild canyon in Italy where she continued producing her minute mystical and passionate drawings Tough as nails she fought the local authorities who wanted to introduce log. .