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Nancy Spero

 (1926 - 2009)
Nancy Spero was active/lived in New York, Ohio.  Nancy Spero is known for female symbolism, modernist caligraphy, collage.

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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)

She trained at the Art Institute of Chicago and began   ...  Displaying 750 of 1649 characters.



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About  Nancy Spero

Born:  1926 - Cleveland, Ohio
Died:   2009 - Manhattan, New York
Known for:  female symbolism, modernist caligraphy, collage