Nancy Spero: Paper Mirror

31 March–23 June 2019

Exhibition Overview

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Nancy Spero, The Goddess Nut II, 1990. Handprinting and printed collage on paper. Five panels: 213.4 x 279.4 cm (7 feet x 9 feet, 2 inches) overall.

A major survey of the work of artist and activist Nancy Spero (American, 1926–2009). A celebrated figure in the cultural life of New York City, Spero 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 from diverse cultures and times in an attempt to reframe history itself from a perspective that she termed “woman as protagonist.” Organized by Julie Ault, Paper Mirror brings together more than 100 works made over six decades in the first major museum exhibition in the U.S. since the artist’s death, on view from March 31 through June 23, 2019.

(© 2019 The Nancy Spero and Leon Golub Foundation for the Arts/Licensed by VAGA at ARS, NY, courtesy Galerie Lelong & Co. Photo: Michael Bodycomb.)

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