Niki de Saint Phalle in the 1960s

Presented by Menil Collection at Menil Collection, Houston TX

Sep 10 2021
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Jan 23 2022
Niki de Saint Phalle in the 1960s

Niki de Saint Phalle in the 1960s is the first exhibition to focus on the experimental work of French American artist Niki de Saint Phalle (1930–2002) during this pivotal decade.

This exhibition explores a transformative ten-year period in Saint Phalle’s work when she embarked on two significant series: the Tirs, or “shooting paintings,” and the powerful Nanas, lively sculptures of the female form. Affirming the artist’s place in postwar art history, this show highlights these prescient works of performative, participatory, and feminist art, as well as her transatlantic projects and collaborations. Niki de Saint Phalle in the 1960s brings together major paintings, assemblages, and sculptures from this prolific chapter in the artist’s career, as well as

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ADMISSION INFO

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Jan 16, 2022 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Sun)
  • Jan 19, 2022 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Wed)
  • Jan 20, 2022 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Thu)
  • Jan 21, 2022 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Fri)
  • Jan 22, 2022 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Sat)
  • Jan 23, 2022 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Sun)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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