Nancy Spero

American, 1926-2009

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Nancy Spero

American, 1926-2009

1,106 followers

A leading figure in the feminist art movement of the 1960s, Nancy Spero explored female sexuality, …

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A leading figure in the feminist art movement of the 1960s, Nancy Spero explored female sexuality, suffering, and heroism, as well as the horrors of war, in gouache and ink works on paper. Spero drew from ancient mythologies and iconographies to produce her burlesque cast of pagan goddesses, Celtic fertility figures, …

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Represented by industry leading galleries.
Solo show at a major institution
New Museum, and 2 more
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 7 more
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 1 more
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 3 more
Participated in a major biennial
documenta
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