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:
and another moving tribute here:

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