Press Center

Welcome to the Niki Charitable Art Foundation press center. This area is designed for use by the working press. Here you will find the latest press releases on exhibitions of work by Niki de Saint Phalle, recent press coverage, and other news and information about Niki and the Foundation.

Members of the press are welcome to contact us with any questions or requests, including requests for a press account. You may also wish to receive media alerts via email. High-resolution images for publication are available through our password-protected media zone.


La Biennale de Québec: On lance la machine !30 April 2012

Niki de Saint Phalle at Gimpel Fils in London11 October 2011

Bechtler Museum Presents Exhibition by 'Firebird' Artist Niki de Saint Phalle22 March 2011

Niki de Saint Phalle in Times Square1 March 2011

SCHUNCK* Heerlen: Hon as Mother of the Euroregion10 Feb 2011

AICA Award Winners Announced25 Jan 2011

"Seductive Subversion: Women Pop Artists" at Tufts19 Jan 2011

"Niki de Saint Phalle: Play With Me" at the Kunsthalle Würth24 Dec 2010

'Seductive Subversion: Women Pop Artists' to Open July 30 at Sheldon27 July 2010

National Museum of Women in the Arts Announces Sculpture Project24 Feb 2010

Niki de Saint Phalle at the Armory Show – Modern on March 4-718 Feb 2010

Seductive Subversion: Women Pop Artists, 1958-196811 Jan 2010

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art Unveils Charlotte's Newest Public Art3 Nov 2009

"Niki in the Garden" Wins Top Honors in Illinois19 Mar 2008

"WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution" at P.S.117 Feb 2008

Missouri Botanical Garden presents "Niki" in 20087 Jan 2008

Major exhibition of Niki de Saint Phalle in Liverpool for 200820 Sep 2007

"WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution" at MOCA11 Jan 2007

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The Pleasures, Politics, and Proto-Feminisms of Pop ArtImprintMarch 2012

Kunst überwindet BarrierenWeser-Kurier Online27 Feb 2012

Beaubourg poursuit sa tournéeLe Point18 Feb 2012

Niki de Saint Phalle: „Spiel mit mir“Koeln-Journal.de1 Feb 2012

Multifaceted artist Niki de Saint Phalle at the Max-Ernst-Museumartdaily.org14 Jan 2012

Pacific Standard Time Performance Art Festival PreviewLA Weekly12 Jan 2012

Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art's 'Unprecedented' HaulCulture2410 Jan 2012

Couple Gift £2m Art Collection to Glasgow GalleryHerald Scotland12 Dec 2012

The Pompidou's Traveling Art CircusThe New York Times2 Dec 2012

Four Niki de Saint Phalle Sculptures Adorn CenterSan Diego Union Tribune17 Nov 2012

Warhol Museum Displays Tarot Card ProjectPittsburgh Tribune-Review15 June 2011

In All That Glitters, Saint Phalle's Mythology Is ToldCharlotte Observer5 June 2011

Slogans féministes sous le regard de NikiLa Pensée du Discours25 May 2011

Exhibition of Multifaceted Niki de Saint Phalle at Kunsthalle Würthartdaily.org18 Apr 2011

Public Sculpture Comes to Times SquareWNYC1 March 2011

Niki de Saint Phalle Sculpture in Times SquareBroadway World1 March 2011

Sheep Flock to Times SquareThe New York Times / ArtsBeat1 March 2011

10-Foot-Tall Woman Coming to Times SquareNBC New York1 March 2011

Artist Julie Richey wins best 3-D award for 'La Corrente'Stark Insider1 March 2011

Niki de Saint Phalle in Schunck*: heimelijke wondenZwart Goud27 Feb 2011

Art season opens with 3 exhibits by local galleriesKorea JoongAng Daily23 Feb 2011

Fond of food, fun, friends and ... fish?La Jolla Light23 Feb 2011

First Major Retrospective of Arman at Museum Tinguelyartdaily.org15 Feb 2011

The Women of PopBoston Globe8 Feb 2011

Ausbau bietet Raum für Niki de Saint PhalleHannoversche Allgemeine27 Jan 2011

Sculptures by 'Firebird' creator to sprout uptown in springCharlotte Observer10 Jan 2011

Feminist (R)evolution in Brooklyn: Reclaiming Women for PopHuffington Post3 Jan 2011

Kunsthalle Wien Presents Power Up: Women Pop Artistsartdaily.org29 Dec 2010

Love, obsession and faithThe Riviera Times17 Dec 2010

The Women of Pop ArtThe Christian Science Monitor17 Nov 2010

Where Are the Great Women Pop Artists?ARTnewsNov 2010

Seductive Subversion, Brooklyn MuseumFinancial Times21 Oct 2010

Brooklyn Museum Exhibition Redefines Female Pop Artists' Roleartdaily.org15 Oct 2010

Before the Rebellion, Playful Pop Art NoveltyThe New York Times14 Oct 2010

Feminist art show is a swift kick in the crotchThe Brooklyn Paper14 Oct 2010

Brea Artwork: La Lune by Niki de St. PhalleSee CaliforniaOct 2010

Escondido: California's Roots in Queen CalifiaSee CaliforniaOct 2010

Reconfiguring PopArt in America1 Sep 2010

Women pop artists escape 'beauty trap' in Sheldon showLincoln Journal Star7 Aug 2010

Book is First to Examine de Menils' Contributions to Artartdaily.org27 July 2010

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Opens Miles Davis Retrospectiveartdaily.org30 Apr 2010

Marrakech Art Fair to be Held at Es Saadi Palace in Octoberartdaily.org12 Apr 2010

Arts Oasis in a Sporty TownThe New York Times28 Mar 2010

Documents of Nouveau Realist Performance at the Menil Collectionartdaily.org20 Mar 2010

Yves Klein's Leap YearARTnewsMar 2010

NMWA to turn DC corridor into sculpture alleyARTnews24 Feb 2010

Niki and Jean, together againCarolina Weekly12 Feb 2010

Dennis HopperArt in America13 Nov 2009

Weiblich à la Niki de Saint PhalleFrankfurt-Live.com5 Mar 2009

Gottorf zeigt dralle FrauenfigurenUetersener Nachrichten5 Mar 2009

Naples Museum Shows Olga Hirshhorn's 'The Mouse House'artdaily.org6 Jan 2009

Niki in the Garden: audio slideshowSt. Louis Post-Dispatch27 Apr 2008

A transforming life: From model to "Nanas"St. Louis Post-Dispatch27 Apr 2008

Niki sculptures take root at the GardenSt. Louis Beacon23 Apr 2008

Cavi and the giant skullSt. Louis Beacon22 Apr 2008

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Gods and Goddesses at the Bechtler Museum5 June 2011

Paris Live TV: The Cyclops of the Forest of Milly1 May 2011

Tosca Living Large in Heerlen's Pancratius Square30 April 2011

'Les Bonnie & Clyde de l'Art' Screening in Paris28 April 2011

'Multifaceted' Niki at the Kunsthalle Würth18 April 2011

WSJ Says 'Don't Miss' Niki de Saint Phalle at the Bechtler9 April 2011

Lyn Kienholz Archives on Niki Donated to NCAF30 March 2011

Radio Interview Explores Niki's Life and Work18 March 2011

Bechtler Presents 'Niki de Saint Phalle: Creation of a New Mythology'18 March 2011

Five-Sculpture Prelude to Bechtler Show Unveiled12 March 2011

'POWER UP' in Vienna for International Women's Day8 March 2011

New Yorkers Respond to Times Square Sculptures3 March 2011

Niki de Saint Phalle Sculpture on Display at Times Square1 March 2011

'Niki de Saint Phalle: Outside-In' Opens at SCHUNCK*25 Feb 2011

Final Days for "Elles@" Exhibition in Paris19 Feb 2011

'Sizzling Duets' at the Bechtler Museum11 Feb 2011

EU Students Design a 21st-Century Hon10 Feb 2011

Mingei Treasure Hunt in San Diego30 Jan 2011

'Seductive Subversion' Wins AICA Award25 Jan 2011

'Seductive Subversion' at Tufts19 Jan 2011

Big Show Coming to the Bechtler in Spring10 Jan 2011

Feminist (R)evolution in Brooklyn3 Jan 2011

'Niki de Saint Phalle: Play With Me' at the Kunsthalle Würth24 Dec 2010

Love, Obsession and Faith: A Visit to the Tarot Garden17 Dec 2010

Women Pop Artists at the Brooklyn Museum15 Oct 2010

'The Bonnie and Clyde of Art' on ARTE16 Aug 2010

Winner Announced in Charlotte's Firebird Photo Contest15 Aug 2010

France 3 TV on the Château de Malbrouck Exhibition11 Apr 2010

Niki Pieces Will Kick Off NMWA Sculpture Project in D.C.24 Feb 2010

Niki de Saint Phalle at the Armory Show – Modern18 Feb 2010

Niki and Jean, together again at the Bechtler12 Feb 2010

Niki de Saint Phalle at the Château de Malbrouck1 Jan 2010

Niki de Saint Phalle Retrospective to Open in Rome19 Oct 2010

Le scatole dei segreti di Niki de Saint Phalle12 Sep 2010

'Joie de Vivre' Extended in Sorano10 Sep 2010

New York Times: Celebrating the Female Artist at the Pompidou10 Aug 2010

Niki de Saint Phalle: Mythen – Märchen – Träume27 Jun 2010

Innovations in the Third Dimension23 March 2009

Design Award for 'Niki in the Garden'4 March 2009

Yoko Masuda30 Jan 2009

Niki for Kids in Lausanne20 Jan 2009

Niki de Saint Phalle Solo Show Opens in Portugal19 Jan 2009

Naples Museum of Art: Niki in 'The Mouse House'6 Jan 2009

Last day for 'Niki in the Garden'31 Oct 2008

Wack! Art and the Feminist Revolution4 Oct 2008

Tarot Garden makes top 50 list4 Sep 2008

New Resources for Students and Researchers25 June 2008

Niki de Saint Phalle at the Sprengel8 June 2008

A transforming life: From model to 'Nanas'27 Apr 2008

Niki sculptures take root at the Garden23 Apr 2008

Cavi and the giant skull22 Apr 2008

Niki for Kids at the Musée en Herbe16 Apr 2008

'Le Jardin des Tarots' at La Coupole in Paris15 Apr 2008

'La Cabeza' arrives in St. Louis9 Apr 2008

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Moderna Museet Malmö
The Girl, the Monster and the Goddess
12 May – 9 Sep 2012Malmö, Sweden

Moderna Museet Stockholm
EXPLOSION! Painting as Action
2 Jun – 9 Sep 2012Stockholm, Sweden

Pompidou Mobile
La Couleur
15 Jun – 15 Sep 2012Boulogne-sur-Mer, France


Pompidou Mobile
La Couleur
15 February – 15 May 2012Cambrai, France

Here is Elsewhere Gallery
Niki de Saint Phalle and the West Coast
26 January – 18 March 2012West Hollywood, California

PST Performance and Public Art Festival
Tirs: Reloaded
22 January 2012Los Angeles, California

Max Ernst Museum
Niki de Saint Phalle: Spiel Mit Mir
15 January – 3 June 2012Brühl, Germany

Galerie Guy Pieters
Niki de Saint Phalle
15 December 2011 – 28 January 2012Paris, France

Pompidou Mobile
La Couleur
18 October 2011 – 15 January 2012Chaumont-sur-Marne, France

Gimpel Fils
Niki de Saint Phalle
11 October – 19 November 2011London, England

Galerie Bel'Art
Niki de Saint Phalle: Nana
4 October – 27 October 2011Stockholm, Sweden

Nohra Haime Gallery
Niki de Saint Phalle: Retrospective 1960–2002
7 September – 29 October 2011New York, New York

National Museum of Women in the Arts
New York Avenue Sculpture Project
Reopened 26 March 2011Washington, D.C.

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
Niki de Saint Phalle: Creation of a New Mythology
18 March – 3 October 2011Charlotte, North Carolina

SCHUNCK Glaspaleis
Niki de Saint Phalle, Outside-In
25 February – 19 June 2011Heerlen, Netherlands

National Museum of Women in the Arts
New York Avenue Sculpture Project
Reopens 26 March 2011Washington, D.C.

Kunsthalle Würth, Schwäbisch Hall
Niki de Saint Phalle: Play With Me
17 April – 16 October 2011Künzelsau, Germany

Phoenix Art / Sammlung Falckenberg
POWER UP: Female Pop Art
19 April – 10 July 2011Hamburg, Germany

Espace Jean Tinguely – Niki de Saint Phalle
25 May – 21 August 2011Fribourg, Switzerland

Städtische Galerie Bietigheim-Bissingen
POWER UP: Female Pop Art
23 July – 9 October 2011Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany

Tufts University Art Gallery
Seductive Subversion: Women Pop Artists, 1958–1968
27 January – 3 April 2011Medford, Massachussetts

Kunsthalle Wien
POWER UP: Female Pop Art
5 November 2010 – 8 March 2011Vienna, Austria

Times Square
Armory Arts Week / The Armory Show
1 – 7 March 2011New York, New York

Nohra Haime Gallery
The Armory Show – Modern
3 – 6 March 2011New York, New York

Centre Pompidou
27 May 2009 – 21 February 2011Paris, France

Brooklyn Museum
Seductive Subversion: Women Pop Artists, 1958–1968
15 October 2010 – 9 January 2011Brooklyn, New York

Museu del Tabac
Niki de Saint Phalle: The Joy of Living
24 June – 31 October 2010Andorra

Château de Malbrouck
Niki de Saint Phalle
1 April – 29 August 2010Metz, France

Armory Show – Modern
4–7 March 2010New York, New York

Museo Fondazione Roma
Niki de Saint Phalle
4 November 2009 – 17 January 2010Rome, Italy

Sprengel Museum
Night Flowers: Images of Nature from the Sprengel Hannover Collection
23 August – 15 November 2009Hannover, Germany

Fortezza Orsini
Niki de Saint Phalle: Joie de Vivre
22 August – 26 October 2009Sorano, Italy

Palazzo dell'Abbondanza
Niki de Saint Phalle: Joie de Vivre
31 May – 28 June 2009Massa Marittima, Italy

Bruce Museum
Innovations in the Third Dimension: Sculpture of Our Time
24 January – 24 May 2009Greenwich, Connecticut

Fundação Eugénio de Almeida
Niki de Saint Phalle: Joie de Vivre – Alegria de Viver
23 January – 24 May 2009Évora, Portugal

La Vallée de la Jeunesse
Children's Exhibition: Les Boîtes à Secrets de Niki
20 January – 21 June 2009Lausanne, Switzerland

Vancouver Art Gallery
WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution
4 October 2008 – 18 January 2009Vancouver, BC, Canada
MOCA press release  [ pdf ]

Naples Museum of Art
The Mouse House: Works from the Olga Hirshhorn Collection
1 October 2008 – 28 June 2009Naples, Florida

Sprengel Museum
Wunderkammer: Figur und Raum — von Archipenko
bis Niki de Saint Phalle
8 June – 17 September 2008Hannover, Germany

Missouri Botanical Garden
Niki in the Garden
27 April – 31 October 2008St. Louis, Missouri
Missouri Botanical Garden press release  [ pdf ]

La Coupole
Hommage à Niki de Saint Phalle: Le Jardin des Tarots
16 April – 15 August 2008Paris, France

Musée en Herbe
Children's Exhibition: Les Boîtes à Secrets de Niki
8 April 2008 – 2 January 2009Paris, France

P.S. 1
WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution
17 February – 31 May 2008Long Island City, NY
MOCA press release  [ pdf ]P.S. 1 press release

Tate Liverpool
Niki de Saint Phalle
1 February – 5 May 2008Liverpool, England
Tate Liverpool press release

Ringling Museum of Art
Louis Armstrong
11 November 2007 – 26 May 2008Sarasota, Florida

California Center for the Arts
Niki de Saint Phalle: A Spiritual Path
10 November 2007 – 27 January 2008Escondido, California

Ulmer Museum
Niki & Jean: Kunst und Liebe
30 September 2007 – 6 January 2008Ulm, Germany

Garfield Park Conservatory
Niki in the Garden
4 May – 31 October 2007Chicago, Illinois