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Nancy Spero

Jon Bird

Nancy Spero

by Jon Bird

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Published by Phaidon in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spero, Nancy, -- 1926- -- Catalogs.,
  • Spero, Nancy, -- 1926- -- Exhibitions.,
  • Art, Modern -- 20th century -- United States.,
  • Art, American.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJon Bird, Jo Anna Isaak, Sylvère Lotringer.
    Series[Contemporary artists], Contemporary artists
    ContributionsSpero, Nancy, 1926-, Isaak, Jo Anna., Lotringer, Sylvère.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN 6537 S648 A4 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p. :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22247359M
    ISBN 100714833401
    LC Control Number97174970

    Nancy Spero was a figurative artist concerned with difference and the representation of the body. Her art, she told us, “speculates on a sense of possibility and comments upon immediate events, political, sexual and otherwise.”. Nancy Spero, Encounters (Book): Walker, Joanna S.: An original and valuable intervention in the fast-growing field of feminist and new art histories, Nancy Spero, Encounters offers a sophisticated interpretation of the work of a highly original and under-represented woman artist. The study proposes a new model of comparatism within the field of visual studies, mirroring .

      This definitive monograph explores Nancy Spero's entire body of work, revealing a pioneer of feminist art and a key influence on contemporary the most prominent women artists of the past half century, Nancy Spero () created a body of work of astonishing emotional range, Pages: Does the art of Nancy Spero put one in mind, above all, of books? This is the question raised by “Nancy Spero: Dissidances,” a retrospective of the fifty-plus years of the artist’s career jointly organized by the Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona and the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia in Madrid.

    Nancy Spero’s Fundraising Edition for Printed Matter is a set of bookplates featuring an image of a female figure, depicted in contour black and white lines, bending forward with two phallic forms in each hand. These bookplates (Ex Libris) are printed . Torture of Women is not originally a book, but rather a 20 ½ x foot-long, fourteen-panel exhibition from , spanning two walls in the National Gallery of Canada. Having studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Spero lived for a while in the 50s in Italy, where she became interested in.


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Exhibition. Mar 31– Artist and activist Nancy Nancy Spero book (American, –) produced a radical body of work that confronted oppression and inequality while challenging the aesthetic orthodoxies of contemporary art. Among the first feminist artists, Spero drew on archetypal representations of women across various cultures and times in an attempt to.

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Price New from Used from /5(2). Nancy spero's work embodies the intelligence and creativity of feminist art. This book includes wonderful reproductions of drawings, prints and installation shots. Check it out ladies and gents. Irreverent, playful, intense, and some times totally pissed.

This definitive monograph explores Nancy Spero's entire body of work, revealing a pioneer of feminist art and a key influence on contemporary art. Among the most prominent women artists of the past half century, Nancy Spero () created a body of work of astonishing emotional range, from fierce anger, directed against war and sexism, to 5/5(6).

This definitive monograph explores Nancy Spero's entire body of work, revealing a pioneer of feminist art and a key influence on contemporary art.

Among the most prominent women artists of the past half century, Nancy Spero () created a body of work of astonishing emotional range, from fierce anger, directed against war and sexism, to /5. Nancy Spero passed away on Octo at the age of 86 in Reseda, California. Funeral Home Services for Nancy are being provided by Forest Lawn - Hollywood : Nancy Spero was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in to a family with a Jewish background.

A year later, her family moved to Chicago, where Spero remained until age In an interview for the Brooklyn Rail with art historian Stephanie Buhmann, Spero reflected on her early years, observing that she had decided to become an artist because it was the Nationality: American.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Language Note: Italian and English. Notes: Published on the occasion of the exhibition "Nancy Spero, Blue" held at Studio Stefania Miscetti, Rome, May Oct. 23, Nancy Spero is an American-Jewish artist who works in many media, both traditional and experimental.

Spero was born in Cleveland, Ohio in After attending the University of Colorado at Boulder fromshe received her BA from the Art Institute of Chicago in Her first solo exhibit was in Paris in Nancy Spero. likes. Nancy Spero was an American visual artist.

She is known for her continuous engagement with contemporary political, social, and cultural concerns.5/5(1).

Nancy Spero, American artist (born Aug. 24,Cleveland, Ohio—died Oct. 18,New York, N.Y.), produced politically charged, highly symbolic figurative paintings and mixed-media works that reflected her feminist honed her artistic skills at the Art Institute of Chicago (–49), where she met her husband, painter Leon Golub, and in Paris at the.

Nancy Spero, an American artist and feminist whose tough, exquisite figurative art addressed the realities of political violence, died on Sunday in Manhattan. She was 83. Nancy Spero: The War Series Published by Charta.

Essays by Leon Golub and Robert Storr. Galvanized by the political events of the Vietnam War, Nancy Spero dedicated herself for five years to creating a group of gouache paintings on paper, titled The War these works, Spero not only expressed her rage at the violence and oppression of.

OCLC Number: Notes: Catalog of the exhibition presented at the Haus am Waldsee, Mar.and at the Bonner Kunstverein, Oct. 3-Nov. 21,   Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Nancy Spero books online.

Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Torture of Women is Nancy Spero’s fierce and enduring contribution to contemporary art, to feminist thought and action, and to the continuing protest against torture, injustice, and the abuse of power.

This epic foot-long collage, two years in the making, weaves ancient and modern stories of oppression and resistance by juxtaposing mythological imagery with written first.

Nancy Spero was an American feminist artist and activist. Her paintings, collages, prints and installations focus particularly on contemporary political and social issues such as wars (the Vietnam war), apocalyptic violence (the oppression of Jews and the Holocaust), celebratory cycles of life, abuse of power, and male supremacy.

American artist Nancy Spero (b) concentrates on the depiction of women: mythological women, movie women, tortured women. Inspired by classical and modern sources, she collages and imprints her contemporary goddesses on to long.

Nancy Spero discusses her reasons for creating politically-motivated works. ART When did your attention turn to political subject matter.

SPERO: I think my political instincts came by having a partnership with Leon Golub. He always had one foot in the political in his art, whether it was overt. Reviews 'This book makes an original and valuable intervention in the field of feminist and new art histories by offering a thoroughly informed and sophisticated interpretation of Nancy Spero's oeuvre, which is located in carefully mapped out historical, socio-political and theoretical contexts.

Nancy Spero’s book is extremely vital and so edifying. We need it more than ever when the second wave of feminism, of which I was a part in the 70″s, as shown in FEMINISTS WHO CHANGED AMERICA,U.

of Illinois Press, is so forgotten.The Nancy Book is the first collection of Brainard’s Nancy texts, drawings, collages and paintings, with full page reproductions of over fifty works, several of which have never been exhibited or published before. In The Nancy Book, Joe Brainard’s Nancy traverses high art and low, the poetic and pornographic, the surreal and the absurd.Nancy Spero Quotes.

facebook; twitter; googleplus; I've always sought to express a tension in form and meaning in order to achieve a veracity. I have come to the conclusion that the art world has to join us, women artists, not we join it.

When women are in leadership roles and gain rewards and recognition, then perhaps 'we' (women and men) can.