(1926 - 2009)
Nancy Spero was active/lived in New York, Ohio. Nancy Spero is known for female symbolism, modernist caligraphy, collage.
Biography Nancy Spero
A non-traditional, revolutionary artist, Nancy Spero focuses her art
work on challenging questions about women as artists and women as
women. This subject seemed especially poignant in her paintings
in a December 2005 gallery exhibition, Cri du Coeur, in
Chelsea, because it closely followed the death of her long-time
husband, Leon Golub. The exhibition showcased her
"ability to combine hand-painted color with silk-screened images. . .
.The color starts out light and shifts to increasingly toxic tones of
red, brown, blue and black, shadowing, overtaking and obliterating the
figures while also evoking earth, blood, smoke and sorrow." (Smith)
trained at the Art Institute of Chicago and began
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