Monday, October 19, 2009

Nancy Spero: RIP: 1926 - 2009

Ms. Spero herself, who experienced both being dismissed and celebrated, said simply of her work, “I am speaking of equality, and about a certain kind of power of movement in the world, and yet I am not offering any systematic solutions.”

 Nancy Spero: The Goddess Nut II, 1990
Handprinted and Paper collage on paper/5 Panels: Each Panel 84 x 21.6 inches
Overall: 84 x 108 inches
Literature: Nancy Spero, Phaidon Press, New York; First Published 1996, Reprinted 2001, Reproduced in Color Pages 136-137.
NY Times Obit:  http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/20/arts/design/20spero.html?_r=1&ref=obituaries
http://www.artsjournal.com/man/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nancy_Spero
PBS : http://www.pbs.org/art21/artists/spero/index.html
and another moving tribute here: http://blog.art21.org/2009/10/19/in-memoriam-nancy-spero-1926-2009/

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