Nancy Spero Catalogue
Nancy Spero
Group Exhibitions
1950
Salon Des Independents. Paris, France. 
 
1964
"Huit Americains de Paris," American Cultural Center. Paris, France. 
 
1970
"Flag Show," Judson Memorial Church. New York, New York. 
 
1971
Lippard, Lucy, curator.  "Collage of Indignation II," New York Cultural Center. New York, New York. 
 
1973
"Women Choose Women," New York Cultural Center. New York, New York. 
 
1976
"Visions: Distinguished Alumni 1945 to the Present," School of the Arts, Institute of Chicago. Chicago, Illinois. 
 
1977
Kirshner, Judith, curator.  "Words at Liberty," Museum of Contemporary Art. Chicago, Illinois. 
 
"What is Feminist Art?," The Women's Building. Los Angeles, California. 
 
1979
"Feministische Kunst International Haags Gemeentemuseum," The Hague. The Netherlands. 
Traveled through the Netherlands. 
 
1980
Lippard, Lucy R, curator.  "Issue - Social Strategies by Women Artists," Institute for Contemporary Art. London, United Kingdom. 
 
1981
Styron, Thomas, curator.  "Crimes of Compassion," Chrysler Museum. Norfolk, Virginia. 
 
1982
"Luchar? An Exhibition for the People of Central America," Taller Latino Americano (sponsored by Group Material). New York, New York. 
 
1983
Gumpert, Lynn, curator.  "The End of the World: Contemporary Visions of the Apocalypse," The New Museum of Contemporary Art. New York, New York. 
 
1985
"Art in Anchorage," sponsored by Creative Time. Brooklyn, New York. 
 
1986
Flood, Richard, curator.  "Memento Mori," Centro Cultural/Arte Contemporaneo. Mexico City, Mexico. 
 
"The Biennial of Sydney, Australia," Sydney, Australia. 
 
Lippard, Lucy, curator.  "Image War: Artist's Call Against US Intervention in Central America," Center for Idea Art. Denver, Colorado. 
also organized by Pedro Romero. 
 
1987
"Concrete Crisis: Urban Images of the '8Os," PADD in association with Exit Art. New York, New York. 
 
Moore, Sabra, curator.  "Reconstruction Project," Galerie Powerhouse. Montreal, Canada. 
 
"The Castle, Documenta 8," installation by Group Material. Kassel, 
 
Bradley, Laurel, curator.  "Tragic and Timeless Today: Contemporary Historic Painting," Gaiety 400, The University of Illinois at Chicago. Chicago, Illinois. 
 
Bellmare, Roger, curator.  "Stations," Centre International d'Art Contemporain de Montreal, PQ. Montreal, Canada. 
 
1989
"Visualization on Paper: Drawing as a Primary Medium," Germans van Eck. New York, New York. 
 
"Taboo," Greg Kucera Gallery. Seattle, Washington. 
 
Rodriguez, Geno, curator.  "Dia de los Muertos II: Los Angelitos," Alternative Museum. New York, New York. 
associate curator Gary Nickard. 
 
"Anti-Utopia, Vol. 1 No. 3," Bullet Space. New York, New York. 
 
"The Center Show," wall installation, Lesbian and Gay Community Center. New York, New York. 
 
"The Helms' Degenerate Art Show: The Next Installment," Black and White in Color Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
Malen, Lenore, curator.  "Symbolism," Arthur J. Houghton Jr Gallery, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. New York, New York. 
 
Rosen, Randy, curator.  "Making Their Mark: Women Artists Move into the Mainstream, 1970-1985," Pennsylvania. 
Associate curator: Catherine Drawer. Traveled to: Cincinnati Art Museum; New Orleans Museum of Art; Denver Art Museum; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia. 
 
1990
"Um 1968 Konkrete Utopien in Kunst und Gessenschaft," Stadtische Kunsthalle. Error, Germany. 
 
"Light Spirit Dream," Terrain Gallery. San Francisco, California. 
 
"The Decade Show," Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art. New York, New York. 
 
"Goya to Beijing," Centre International d'Art Contemporain. Montreal, Canada. 
 
"A New Necessity," First Tyne International Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Laing Art Gallery. Newcastle, United Kingdom. 
 
"Amnesty International Benefit," Blum Helman Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
"Selected Works from the Avant Garde," Kent Fine Art. New York, New York. 
 
"ICA Benefit Auction," Institute of Contemporary Art. London, United Kingdom. 
 
1991
Josh Baer Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
Könige, Erika Hoffman, curator.  "Buchstäblich, Bild und Wort in der Kunst Heute," Von der Heydt-Museum. Wuppertal, Germany. 
 
McGonagle, Declan, curator.  "Inheritance and Transformation," Irish Museum of Modern Art. Dublin, Ireland. 
 
Oliva, Achille Bonito, curator.  "Artae Degli Artisti," Rome, Italy. 
 
"Beyond the Frame, American Art 1960-1990," Setagaya Art Museum. Tokyo, Japan. 
 
"AIDS Timeline," Group Material at the Whitney Museum of American Art. New York, New York. 
 
"El Suefio de Egipto (La Influencia del Arte Egipcio en el Arte Contemporaneo)," El Centro Cultural/Arte Contemporáneo, A.C. Polanco, Mexico. 
 
"Detente," Dum Umenf Mesta Brna, Br0nn, Czechoslovakia. Warsaw, Poland. 
traveled to: Mudima Foundation, Milan, Italy; Kiscelli Museum, Budapest, Hungary; Kunsthalle Zacheta, Warsaw, Poland; Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana; Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna, Austria. 
 
1992
Villaespesa, Mar, curator.  "Americas," Andalusian Pavillion, Expo '92, Monasterio de Santa Clara. Spain. 
Moguer (Huelva), Spain. 
 
"3 Filme-3 Räume," Barbara Gross Galerie. Munich, Germany. 
 
"Beyond Glory," The Maryland Institute College of Art. Baltimore, Maryland. 
 
"From America's Studio: Drawing New Conclusions," The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, Illinois. 
 
"lnformationdienst," Auustellungraum K0nstlerhaus. Stuttgart, Germany. 
 
"International Drawing Triennale," Museum of Architecture. Warsaw, Poland. 
 
1993
Goodman, Susan, curator.  "From the Inside Out: Eight Contemporary Artists (Ballad of Maire Sanders, The Jew's Whore and Voices: Jewish Women in Time)," The Jewish Museum. New York, New York. 
 
Sultan, Terry, curator.  "43RD Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary Artists," The Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, DC. 
 
Nahas, Dominique, curator.  "Gone Beyond Gone," Thread Waxing Space. New York, New York. 
 
Ulrich-Obrist, Hans, curator.  "Hotel Carlton Place Chambre 763," Hotel Carlton Palace. Paris, France. 
 
"Waging War, Waging Peace," Ohio Wesleyan University. Delaware, Ohio. 
 
"Extravagant: The Economy of Elegance," Russiches Kulturzentrum. Berlin, Germany. 
 
"The Subject of Rape," The Whitney Museum of American Art. New York, New York. 
 
"Viande Mystique," Galerie Optica. Montreal, Canada. 
 
Ingberman, Jeanette and Papo Colo, curator.  "1920: The Subtlety of Subversion, The Continuity of Intervention," Exit Art. New York, New York. 
 
Cantor, Ellen, curator.  "Coming to Power: 25 Years of Sexually X-Plicit Art by Women," David Zwirner Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
1994
Kaplan, Casey M., curator.  "Athena & Arachne," Apex Art. New York, New York. 
 
"Prints from Solo Impressions Inc.," The College of Wooster Art Museum. Wooster, Ohio. 
 
"Impossible Evidence: Contemporary View of the Holocaust," Freedman Gallery, Center for the Arts, Albright College. Reading, Pennsylvania. 
 
Burkhart, Kenneth C., curator.  "camera obscura/obscura camera," The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Betty Rymer Gallery. Chicago, Illinois. 
 
Gevers, Ine, curator.  "IK + Deander, Dignity for All: Reflections on Humanity (Ballad of Maire Sanders, The Jew's Whore)," Stichting Artimo, Beurs van Berlage. Amsterdam, 
Also curated by Jeanne van Heeswijk. 
 
Obrist, Hans-Ulrich, curator.  "Cloaca Maxima," Museum der Stadtenwässerung. Zurich, Switzerland. 
 
Burkard, Lene, curator.  "Dialogue with the Other," Kunstahallen Brandts Klaedefabrik. Denmark, Norway. 
Traveled to: Norrköings Konstmuseum, Norway. 
 
"War and Memory: Leon Golub/Nancy Spero Retrospective Exhibition, 1950-1994," Cambridge, Massachusetts. 
 
1995
"Sniper's Nest: Art That Has Lived with Lucy R. Lippard," Center for Curatorial Studies Museum, Bard College. Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. 
 
"The Art of Justice: Part II," Krasdale Gallery. New York. 
 
"21: International Biennial of Graphic Art," Modern Gallery. Ljubljana, Slovenia. 
 
Ault, Julie, curator.  "Cultural Economies: Histories from the Alternative Arts Movement, NYC," The Drawing Center. New York, New York. 
 
Rosenthal, Mark, curator.  "Contemporary Drawing: Exploring the Territory," Aspen Art Museum. Aspen, Colorado. 
 
Gori, Stefania, curator.  "Risarcimento: Artisti contemporanei per gli Uffizi," Florence, Italy. 
 
"Death Penalty: Loss of Conscience," Visual Arts Gallery, Purchase College, State University of New York. Purchase, New York. 
 
"Justice/Injustice: Art Against Death," Puffin Room, The Puffin Foundation. New York, New York. 
 
"Art on Paper 1995," Weatherspoon Art Gallery, The University of North Carolina, Greensboro. Greensboro, North Carolina. 
 
"Drawn on the Museum," The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art. Ridgefield, Connecticut. 
 
"International Drawing Trienniale in Warsaw: Art as Thought, Art as Energy," Museum of Architecture. Warsaw, Poland. 
 
"After Hiroshima - Message from Contemporary Art," Hiroshima City Museum of Art. Japan. 
 
"Feminine-Masculine: The Sex of Art," Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centres Georges Pompidou. Paris, France. 
 
Lineker, Bruce, curator.  "Civil Rights Now," Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art. Winston-Salem, North Carolina. 
 
"After Auschwitz: Responses to the Holocaust in Contemporary Art," Royal Festival Hall. London, United Kingdom. 
Traveled to: Manchester City Art Gallery; Ikon Gallery, Birmington; Edinburgh City Art Centre; Northern Centre for Contemporary Art, Sunderland. 
 
Coffey, Susanna, curator.  "Prodigal Daughter," Rockford College Art Gallery. Rockford, Illinois. 
 
"Collage Made in America," Michael Rosenfeld Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
Gori, Stefania, curator.  "Risarcimento: Artisti contemporanei per gli Uffizi," Florence, Italy. 
 
1996
de Zegher, Catherine, curator.  "Inside the Visible: Alternative Views of 20th Century Art Through Women's Eyes," Institute of Contemporary Art. Boston, Massachusetts. 
Traveled to: the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC; Whitechapel Gallery, London; Art Gallery of Western Australia through 1997. 
 
"Face á I'Histoire: 1933-1966," Centre George Pompidou. 
 
Storr, Robert, curator.  "Deformations: Aspects of the Modern Grotesque," The Museum of Modern Art. New York, New York. 
 
Louis, Eleornara, curator.  "Glaube Hoffnung Liebe Tod," Kunsthalle Wien. 
Also curated by Christoph Geissman-Brandi. 
 
"Jürgen Partenheimer, Nancy Spero, Katharina Sieverding, R6my Zaugg," Bargara Gross Galerie. Munich, Germany. 
 
"Orte Dea Möglichen," Hypobank International S.A. Luxembourg. 
 
"Stones & Voices," Stiftung für Konkrete Kunst, Revtlungen. Germany. 
 
"Consensus & Conflict: The Flag in American Art," Whitney Museum of American Art. New York, New York. 
 
Art at Champion. Stamford, Connecticut. 
 
"1968," Betty Rymer Gallery, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, Illinois. 
 
"Self Portraits 1996: New Drawings," Printworks. Chicago, Illinois. 
 
"Extensions: Large Scale Drawings," Luise Ross Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
"Louise Bourgeois, Nancy Spero," Galerie Ursula, Walbröl. Düsseldorf, Germany. 
 
"Maureen Gallace, Anne Harris, Annette Lemieux, Joan Snyder, Nancy Spero," Nielsen Gallery. Boston, Massachusetts. 
 
"Partners in Printmaking: Works from SOLO Impression," National Museum of Women in the Arts. Washington, DC. 
 
"Divine Flesh: Contemporary Goddess Imagery," ARTOPIA Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
"Domestic Violence: The Facts Are In," P.S. 122 Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
"25 Years of Feminism - 25 Years of Women's Art: 1971-76," Mason Gross School of the Arts Gallery, Rutgers University. New Brunswick, New Jersey. 
 
"Thinking Print: Books to Billboards, 1980 - 95," Museum of Modern Art. New York, New York. 
 
1997
David, Catherine, curator.  "Documenta X: The War Series," Kassel. 
 
"Kunstlerinnen: 50 Positionen," Kunsthaus Bregenz. Vienna, 
 
Pilcher, Cathrin, curator.  "Engel, Engel - Legenden den Gegenwart,"
Traveled to: Kunsthalle Wein & Galerie Rudolfinum Prage. 
 
"Art in Chicago 1945-95,"
 
"Figured," Associated American Artists. New York, New York. 
 
"Partners in Printmaking: Works from SOLO Impression," The National Museum of Women in the Arts. Washington, DC. 
 
"4 Decades," P.P.O.W. New York, New York. 
 
"A Game of Chance," Printworks Gallery. Chicago, Illinois. 
 
"Go Figure!: The Temptation Continues," Fine Arts Center Galleries, University of Rhode Island. Kingston, Rhode Island. 
 
"Light Catchers," Bennington College. Bennington, Vermont. 
 
"Auto-Portrait: The Calligraphy of Power," Exit Art. New York, New York. 
 
Babcock Fine Arts Center Gallery, Sweet Briar College. Virginia. 
 
1998
"Contemporary Art: The Janet Wolfson de Botton Gift," Tate Gallery. London, United Kingdom. 
 
"Matrix/Berkeley: 20 Years," The University of California, Berkeley Art Museum. Berkeley, California. 
 
"Presence of Greek Myth," Instituto di Storia dell'Arte. Palermo, Italy. 
 
"25 Years of A.I.R.," Kingsborough Community College. Brooklyn, New York. 
 
Wagermans, Fred, curator.  "Een Keuze/A Choice," Kunst RAI. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 
 
Styron, Thomas, curator.  "just like a woman," Greenville County Museum of Art. Greenville, South Carolina. 
 
Group Material,  "Constitution," Temple University Gallery. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 
 
Berger, Maurice, curator.  "Representing Vietnam 1965-1973, The Antiwar Movement in America," The Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery, Hunter College. New York, New York. 
 
Ingberman, Jeanette, curator.  "The Social Club," Exit Art. New York, New York. 
Also curated by Papo Colo. 
 
Wye, Deborah, curator.  "Committed to Print: Social and Political Themes in Recent American Printed Art," The Museum of Modern Art. New York, New York. 
 
Hendrickson, Janis, curator.  "ALIVE/SURVIVE, Amerikanische Kunst in K3," Kampnagelgelände. Hamburg, Germany. 
 
1999
"Dos Figuras Con Paisaje Obra Grafica de Nancy Spero, Leon Golub y George Mead Moore," Instituto de Artes Grafica de Oaxaca. Oaxaca, Mexico. 
 
"The American Century, Art and Culture, Part II 1950-2000," The Whitney Museum of American Art. New York, New York. 
 
2000
"The Figure: Another Side of Modernism," Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art at Snug Harbor Cultural Center. Staten Island, New York. 
 
"True Grit," Michael Rosenfeld Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
"The Perpetual Well: Contemporary Art From the Collection of the Jewish Museum," Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art. Gainesville, Florida. 
Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska. Lincoln, Nebraska.
Parrish Art Museum. Southampton, New York.
Huntington Museum of Art. Huntington, West Virginia. 
 
"Kwangju Biennale 2000," Art and Human Rights Section, Kwangju, South Korea. March 29-June 7, 2000. 
 
"Chicago Loop: Imagist Art 1949-1979," Whitney Museum of American Art, Fairfield County. Stamford, Connecticut. 
 
"Jewish Artists of Conscience in the 20th Century," Mizel Center for Arts and Culture. Denver, Colorado. 
 
"The End: An Independent Vision of Contemporary Culture 1982 - 2000," Exit Art. New York, New York. January 29-April 1, 2000. 
 
"Self-Portraits 2000: A Twentieth Anniversary Celebration," Printworks Gallery. Chicago, Illinois. November 17-February 17, 2001. 
 
"Open Ends: Contemporary Art from 1960 - 2001 (MoMA2000)," The Museum of Modern Art. New York, New York. September 28-January 30, 2001. 
 
Kennard, Peter, curator.  "Lookout," Wolverhampton Art Gallery. Wolverhampton, England. 
Art Circuit Touring Exhibitions.
Wolsey Art Gallery. Ipswich, United Kingdom. March 17-May 13, 2001. 
 
2001
"Re-Configuration: Works on Paper Sponsored by the CourtYard Gallery," Yanhuang Art Museum. Beijing, China. May 19-June 12, 2001. 
 
2002
"True Grit: Seven Female Visionaries Before Feminism," Boise Art Museum. Boise, Idaho. March 2-May 19, 2002. 
 
"Gloria: Another Look at Feminist Art in the 1970s," White Columns. New York, New York. September 13-October 20, 2002. 
 
2003
Isaak, Jo Anna, curator.  "H2O," Danese. New York, New York. July 10-August 22, 2003. 
Victoria H. Myhren Gallery, University of Denver. Denver, Colorado. September 12-November 7, 2003. 
 
2003-2004
"Wings of Art: Motiv Flugzeug," Kunsthalle Darmstadt. Darmstadt, Germany. September 16-November 25, 2003. 
Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst. Aachen, Germany. December 12, 2003-February 29, 2004. 
 
Horodner, Stuart, curator.  "Walk Ways," Contemporary Art Museum, University of South Florida. Tampa, Florida. November 21, 2003–January 16, 2004. 
 
2004
"Esprit," Galerie Nathalie Obadia. Paris, France. January 17-March 10, 2004. 
 
"Collage," Bloomberg Space. London, United Kingdom. March 27-May 8, 2004. 
 
"Modern Means: Continuity and Change in Art from 1880 to the Present," Mori Art Museum. Tokyo, Japan. April 28-August 1, 2004. 
 
2004-2005
"Celebrating the Jewish Contribution to 20th-Century American Art," The RISD Museum. Providence, Rhode Island. November 12, 2004-April 17, 2005. 
 
2005
"Woven Works by Contemporary Painters," Bedford Gallery. Walnut Creek, California. November 30-January 29, 2006. 
 
"Toward the Future," Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art. Hiroshima, Japan. April 16-July 6, 2005. 
 
"(my private) Heroes," Marta Herford Museum. Herford, Germany. May 7-August 21, 2005. 
 
Agro, Ombretta, curator.  "Atomica," Lombard-Freid Projects in association with Esso Gallery. New York, New York. July 7-July 29, 2005. 
 
"Drawn to Cleveland," Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland. Cleveland, Ohio. September 19-December 30, 2005. 
 
"Looking at Words: The Formal Use of Text in Modern and Contemporary Works on Paper," Andrea Rosen Gallery. New York, New York. November 2-December 31, 2005. 
 
2005-2006
"Persistent Vestiges: Drawing from the American-Vietnam War," The Drawing Center. New York, New York. November 5, 2005-February 11, 2006. 
 
2006
Wallach, Amei, curator.  "Neo Sincerity: The Difference Between the Comic and the Cosmic is a Single Letter," ApexArt. New York, New York. February 22-April 8, 2006. 
 
Ravens, Rupert, curator.  "Newark Between Us," The National Newark Building. Newark, New Jersey. October 22-December 17, 2006. 
 
2006-2007
"femme brut(e)," Lyman Allyn Art Museum. New London, Connecticut. September 14, 2006-February 4, 2007. 
 
2007
Storr, Robert, curator.  "Think with the Senses – Feel with the Mind. Art in the Present Tense," The 52nd International Art Exhibition. Venice, Italy. June 10-November 21, 2007. 
 
"27th Biennial of Graphic Arts," International Centre of Graphic Arts. Ljubljana, Slovenia. September 6-October 28, 2007. 
 
"A Batalla Dos Xéneros," Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea. Santiago de Compostela, Spain. September 13-December 9, 2007. 
 
Heartney, Eleanor, Helaine Posner, Nancy Princenthal and Sue Scott, curator.  "After the Revolution: Women Who Transformed Contemporary Art," Dorsky Gallery. Long Island City, New York. April 22-June 29, 2007. 
 
"Kiss Kiss Bang Bang: 45 Years of Art and Feminism," Bilbao Fine Arts Museum. Bilbao, Spain. June 11-September 9, 2007. 
 
2007-2008
"Going Staying: Movement, Body, Place in Contemporary Art," Kunstmuseum Bonn. Bonn, Germany. November 28, 2007-February 17, 2008. 
 
Wye, Deborah, curator.  "Multiplex: Directions in Art, 1970 to Now," Museum of Modern Art. New York, New York. November 21, 2007-July 21, 2008. 
 
"Two Years," Whitney Museum of American Art. New York, New York. October 17, 2007-February 17, 2008. 
 
2007-2009
Butler, Connie, curator.  "WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution," Geffen Contemporary, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Los Angeles, California. March 4-July 16, 2007. 
National Museum of Women in the Arts. Washington, D.C. September 21-December 16, 2007.
P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center. Long Island City, New York. February 14-May 12, 2008.
Vancouver Art Gallery. Vancouver, Canada. October 4, 2008-January 11, 2009. 
 
"The Museum's Collections, New Hangings," Centre Pompidou. Paris, France. February 1, 2007-March 16, 2009. 
 
2008
"Collage: The Unmonumental Picture," New Museum of Contemporary Art. New York, New York. January 16-March 30, 2008. 
 
"Pressing Issues," Des Moines Art Center. Des Moines, Iowa. January 11-April 27, 2008. 
 
"MACBA at Frankfurter Kunstverein: A Selection of Works from the Museu d'Art Comtemporani de Barcelona," Frankfurter Kunstverein. Frankfurt, Germany. October 9, 2007-January 13, 2008. 
 
Odita, Odili Donald, curator.  "Paper Trail II: Passing Through Clouds," Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University. Waltham, Massachusetts. May 8-July 27, 2008. 
 
"Women of a Certain Age and Beyond," Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sacred Heart University. Fairfield, Connecticut. January 27-February 28, 2008. 
 
2009
"Partisan," Art Chicago. Chicago, Illinois. May 1-4, 2009. 
 
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