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Vali Myers: A Memoir 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 brilliant, gifted artist who shared a love for animalsthan 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 gentle book reveals little vingnet 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 brilliant, gifted artist who shared a love for animalsthan 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 gentle 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 and 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 seemed to effortlessly draw people in with her beautiful other wordliness of wild hair and tattooed face I ventured to Melbourne city a few years ago, hoping to return to her studio and view her works just onetime, 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 Myers What a fascinating woman Vali Myers was This book paints a vivid portrait of an unparalleled life. I knew and adored Vali like everyone else who met her. I really enjoyed reading this, I loved it almost as much as Just Kids but not quite vali gives patti smith a tattoo by the way Vali is a fascinating character and I love the way that Gianni writes about her and like his writing style too, which is slightly strange he writes simply but it has a lot of charm to it too There are lots of things I like in this foxes, a deep connection between animals and humans, nature, paganism, magic, art, drawing and the chelsea hotel.I thought Gianni wro I really enjoyed reading this, I loved it almost as much as Just Kids but not quite vali gives patti smith a tattoo by the way Vali is a fascinating character and I love the way that Gianni writes about her and like his writing style too, which is slightly strange he writes simply but it has a lot of charm to it too There are lots of things I like in this foxes, a deep connection between animals and humans, nature, paganism, magic, art, drawing and the chelsea hotel.I thought Gianni wrote very generously about Vali, because frankly she seemed quite mean to him in her later years also some of her life made me feel quite anxious having 45 dogs and loads of other animals, drinking too much, the opium years which were kinda glossed over , abusive men er that s about it.oh vali also meets quite a few celebs too if you like that sort of thing and i do so beautiful, endearing and enchanting immediate favorite. amazing, glroious, 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 gypsy queen.Gianni 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 Australia.Full of revealing details, this is a much needed contribution to round out the picture of a complex, eccentric artist.Gianni emerged from her influence and became an artist, poet, and activities in his own right 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 gypsy queen.Gianni 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 Australia.Full of revealing details, this is a much needed contribution to round out the picture of a complex, eccentric artist.Gianni 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 This is a rather endearing book. Absolutely fascinating woman, I am obsessed I wanted this book to go on forever the writing style is very unique, and a little all over the place, but in the most charming way, a loving way, recalling a life lived with Vali, weaving bits and pieces together for the whole story I wanted so manydetails I can only hope her journals are published, I cannot get enough of this woman. The Australian artist, Vali Meyers, was a legend in her own time Premiere danseuse of the Melbourne Modern Ballet at seventeen, she left home 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 Paris in thes and her work was praised by George Plimpton in his Paris Review Then, saying good bye to all that, she spent forty years in 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 loggers 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 generis In this brilliant memoir by her friend and lover, Gianni Menichetti, her art, times, and personality come through unforgettably


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