Join the Menil for an intimate reading with renowned and award-winning poet and performance artist Ariana Reines. Reines will read her recent work, Inside the Empress (2021), a response to the work and life of Niki de Saint Phalle, along with a selection from her poetry collections, including A Sand Book (2019).
Inside the Empress was written on the occasion of the Menil’s exhibition, Niki de Saint Phalle in the 1960s, and is included in the exhibition catalogue. Copies of this publication are available to purchase at the Menil Bookstore. For hours and more information on how to place an order, click here or call 713-535-3180.
This program is presented in collaboration with the University of Houston’s Creative Writing Program.