“My first exhibition with the Nanas I called Nana Power. For me they were the symbol of a happy, free woman. Today, nearly 20 years later, I see them differently. I see them as forerunners of a new matriarchal epoch, of which I believe that it is the only solution”
Niki de Saint Phalle in Exh. cat., Ulmer, Ulmer Museum, Niki de Saint Phalle, 1980, p. 35