Nancy Spero Catalogue
Nancy Spero
Selected Articles
Spero, Nancy.  "The Whitney Museum and Women,"  Art Gallery Magazine,  January, 1971.
"Women's Speakout,"  New York Element,  February/March, 1972.
"Art,"  The Nation,  April 2, 1973.
Kingsley, April.  "Women Choose Women,"  Art International,  Summer, 1973. pp.66-67. 
Nemser, Cindy.  "In Her Own Image,"  Feminist Art Journal,  Spring, 1974.
Andersen, Wayne.  "American Sculpture in Process 1930-1980,"  New York Graphic Society,  1975. pp.138-140. 
Boetti, Anne Marie.  "L'Altro Creativita,"  Data,  July/August, 1975.
"Des Plasticiennes Americaines,"  Peinture Cahiers Theoriques,  no. 10-11, March, 1975.
"Nancy Spero,"  Art in America,  July/August, 1975.
"Alcuni Manifesti Politici,"  Data,  November/December, 1975.
Lubell, Ellen.  "Nancy Spero,"  Arts Magazine,  January, 1975.
"Nancy Spero, 'Political' Artist of Poetry and Nightmare,"  Feminist Art Journal,  Spring, 1975. p.19. 
"Art: A Woman's Sensibility,"  California Institute of the Arts,  1975. p.68. 
Alloway, Lawrence.  "Nancy Spero,"  Artforum,  May, 1976.
Alloway, Lawrence.  "Nancy Spero,"  Artforum,  May, 1976.
"Women's Art in the 70's,"  Art in America,  May/June, 1976. pp.64-72. 
"Art,"  The Nation,  September 25, 1976.
Bourdon, David.  "Art,"  The Village Voice,  September 27, 1976. p.94. 
Cavaliere, Barbara.  "Drawing Now,"  Womanart,  Fall, 1976.
Dallier, Anne.  "L'Image de la violence l'art des femmes,"  Les Cahiers du Grif,  No.14/15,  December, 1976.
Feldman, Caryn.  "Nancy Spero, Interviews with Women in the Arts, Part 2,"  Women in the Arts, School of Visual Arts, NY,  1976.
"From the Center,"  E.P. Dutton & Co.,  1976. p.24. 
Perreault, John.  "Women Ain't Losers,"  The Soho Weekly News,  Sept. 23, 1976. p.7. 
"Nancy Spero,"  Arts Magazine,  November, 1976.
"Ongoing Dialogue Goes On,"  Women Artists Newsletter,  February, 1976.
Stubbs, Ann.  "N. Spero, Selected Works,"  Fire in the Lake,  February/March, 1976.
Trachtenberg, Nancy.  "Moma Guga,"  World Trade Community News,  April, 1976.
"Nancy Spero at A.I.R.,"  Art Journal,  XXXI/2,  Winter, 1976-1977. p. 144. 
Sleigh, Sylvia.  "Nancy Spero,"  Visual Dialogue,  1976-1977. pp.2, No. 2. 
Lister, Ardele.  "Edge Junction: Words in Art,"  Criteria,  Spring, 1978.
"Ende,"  Women's Studies, Gordon & Breach Science Publishers, Ltd., Great Britain,  6, 1978. pp.3-11. 
"Spero's Apocalypse,"  Artforum,  April, 1980. pp.34-35. 
Miller, L. & S. Swenson.  "Lives and Works, Talks with Women Artists,"  New Jersey & London: Scarecrow Press, Inc.,  1981.
"Opposites Attract,"  The Village Voice,  April 15-21, 1981.
"No More War: Art Essay,"  Feminist Studies,  7, no. 1, Spring, 1981. p.85. 
Landry, Pierre.  "Nancy Spero,"  Parachute,  Fall, 1982. p.28. 
Artner, Alan G.  "Art Galleries: Spero's Showing Gets Top Vote as Political Art,"  Chicago Tribune,  October 14, 1983. p.12. 
Bryant, Edward.  "Leon Golub and Nancy Spero at the University of New Mexico,"  Artspace,  Spring, 1983. pp. 80-81. 
Heit, Janet.  "Nancy Spero,"  Arts Magazine,  November, 1983.
"Gallery Leftism,"  Vanguard Magazine,  Fall, 1983.
"Nancy Spero's 30 Years War,"  Village Voice,  April 19, 1983. p.101. 
Lyon, Christopher.  "Art: 'Art According to Gender Gives Fragmented View of Women',"  Sunday Sun-Times (Chicago),  October 16, 1983. p.25. 
Pincus-Witten, Robert.  "Entries: Post Epistemic Dilemma,"  Arts Magazine,  September, 1983. p.110. 
Sedaitis, Judith.  "Nancy Spero,"  East Village Eye,  June, 1983. p.32. 
Verlager, Hersteller.  "Andere Avant Garde. Druck-und Verlagsanstalt Gutenberg,"  1983. pp.120-123. 
Weinstock, Jane.  "Issues and Commentary: A Lass, A Laugh, A Lad,"  Art in America,  Summer, 1983. pp.7-10. 
"Reply: Letters,"  Art in America,  November, 1983. p.7. 
"Art: Sculpture- Figure as Image of the Psyche,"  The New York Times,  November 8, 1985.
Brunet-Weinmann, Monique.  "L'Impression du déjà-vu,"  Vie des Arts (Montreal),  September, 1985. p.70. 
Cooke, Lynn.  "Neo-Primitivism: A Regression to the Domain of the 'Night Mind' or Adolescent Persiflage?,"  Artscribe,  No. 51, March-April, 1985.
Frueh, Joanna.  "Towards a Feminist Theory of Art Criticism,"  New Art Examiner,  January, 1985. p.41. 
Govier, Katherine.  "Venus as Victim,"  Canadian Art,  Fall, 1985. pp.68-69, photo. 
Greenberg, Reesa.  "Critical Couplings; Letters,"  Vanguard,  September, November, 1985. pp.47, photo. 
Hackett, Regina.  "Scroll drawings celebrate the female form,"  Seattle Post-Intelligencer,  June 24, 1985. p.C5. 
Kirshner, Judith.  "The Possibility of an Avant-Garde,"  Formations,  2, No. 2, Fall, 1985. p.80. 
"Chicago: Nancy Spero, The Renaissance Society,"  Artforum,  April, 1985.
Levin, Kim.  "Art in the Anchorage,"  The Village Voice,  June 18, 1985. centerfold. 
"Spero elevates woman to `protagonist' status,"  Toronto Globe and Mail,  May 4, 1985.
McGreevy, Linda F.  "Chilliastic Reflections on the Old Adage `Three's the Charm',"  Arts Magazine,  January, 1985.
Muchnic, Suzanne.  "The Art Galleries,"  Los Angeles Times,  June 14, 1985.
Nahas, Dominique.  "An Iconographic Analysis of Nancy Spero's 'Torture of Women (1976),' Master of Arts Thesis, NYC: Institute of Fine Arts, New York University,"  July, 1985.
Rose, Barbara.  "The Threat of a Nuclear Holocaust Galvanizes Artists to Warn of Our Potential Annihilation,"  Vogue,  July, 1985.
Salisbury, Stephan.  "At Long Last, Success Comes to Two Artists,"  The Philadelphia Inquirer,  February 11, 1985.
Stull, Richard.  "Commentary,"  Dialogue,  July/August, 1985. p.5. 
Tousley, Nancy.  "Show based on female experience,"  Calgary Herald,  May 17, 1985.
Wosk, Julie H.  "The Distancing Effect of Technology in Twentieth Century Poetry & Painting,"  San Jose Studies, San Jose State University Foundation,  XI, #2, Spring, 1985. p.22. 
Bosetti, Petra.  "Grosse Mutter und Hure,"  Berlin, Art: Das Kunstmagazin,  No. 4, April, 1990. p.139. 
Dobie, Elizabeth Ann.  "Interweaving Feminist Frameworks,"  The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism,  48:4, Fall, 1990. pp.381-394. 
Garlake, Margaret.  "Nancy Spero,"  Art Monthly,  June, 1990.
Hellman, Mimi.  "To Soar II,"  Exhibition brochure essay, Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts,  January, 1990.
Jennings, Rose.  "Spero Graphic,"  City Limits Magazine, London,  April 19-26, 1990.
Linder, Ines.  "Mehr als Bilder - Nancy Spero,"  Bildende Kunst, Herausgeber: Verband Bíldender Kunstler der DDR,  Heft 8, 1990. pp.38-39. 
Lingwood, ed., James.  "TSWA Four Cities Project/New Works for Different Places: Derry, Glasgow, Newcastle, Plymouth,"  TSWA Ltd.,  1990.
Lubbock, Tom.  "Women Rescued and Released from History,"  The Independent on Sunday, London, England,  May 27, 1990.
Manuel, Susan.  "Nancy Spero unflagging in her Utopian vision for women,"  Sunday Star-Bulletin (Honolulu, HA),  September 9, 1990. p.F12. 
Norman, Sally.  "The Spero Spark,"  Fort Collins Coloradoan,  March 22, 1990.
"CSU Show Celebrates Strength of Women,"  Fort Collins Coloradoan,  March 22, 1990.
Pepe, Sheila.  "To Soar: Interview with Nancy Spero,"  Trivia,  16/17, 1990. pp.119-127. 
Rosser, Phyllis.  "Artist's Work Reclaims the Female Body,"  New Directions for Women,  no. 19, January/February, 1990. pp.10-12. 
"A Dangerous Age: The Mid-life Crisis in Postmodern Feminism,"  Arts,  September, 1990. pp.70-74. 
"Issues and Symbolism,"  M/E/A/N/I/N/G/S,  November, 1990. pp.7-8, No. 8. 
"Peripheral Visions...Nancy Spero's Artaud Series,"  The Penn State Journal of Contemporary Criticism,  No. 2, 1990.
Syring, Marie Luise.  "Der Traum der herrschaftslosen Sprache,"  um 1968 konkrete utopien in kunst und gesellschaft, Stadtische Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf, West Germany,  1990. pp.65, 108. 
Tanaka, Hiroko.  "Nancy Spero,"  Hi Fashion-Tokyo, Japan,  No. 195, July, 1990.
"Going Out to Galleries,"  The Independent, London,  April 10, 1990.
Walinga, Ingeborg.  "Nancy Spero - Gemeentemuseum Arnhem 8 December 1990/January 1991,"  UIT, Arnhem,  December, 1990. pp.26-27 and cover. 
Weiss, Allen S.  "Outside In Some New Improved Anxieties of Influence,"  Art & Text,  No. 35, Summer, 1990. p.98. 
"Nancy Spero,"  Noema,  No. 32, Sept/Oct, 1990. pp.66-73. 
Wester, Miriam.  "De vlijmscherpe kunst van Nancy Spero,"  OPZIJ, Feministisch Maandblad,  December, 1990. pp.84-85. 
Board, edited by John Michael Crafton, Marilyn Lincoln.  "To the Revolution: Nancy Spero's Art as a Site of Transformation in the Context of French Feminist Theory: Selected Essays,"  International Conference on Representing Revolution,  West Georgia College Internation, 1991.
Faust, Gretchen.  "New York in Review,"  Arts Magazine,  May, 1991. p.97. 
Francia, Luisa.  "Ich bin kein Bestseller,"  die tageszeitung,  May 15, 1991.
Fraser, Kathleen.  "Letter From Rome: H.D., Spero and the Reconstruction of Gender,"  M/E/A/N/I/N/G/S #10,  November, 1991. pp.40-42. 
"Collateral Damage,"  The Village Voice,  March 12, 1991. p.81 (with reproduction). 
Jaeckel, Claudia.  "Der Zug der Frauen,"  Dienstag,  May 1, 1991.
Lange, Jörg.  "Nancy Spero stepelt Brecht,"  Wuppertaler Rundschau,  April 25, 1991.
Mania, Patrizia.  "Nancy Spero: Galleria Stefania Miscetti,"  Tema Celeste,  Autumn, 1991. p.122. 
Müller, Christaine.  "Künstler suchen nach ordnendem System,"  Wuppertaler,  May 25, 1991.
Pratesi, Ludovico.  "Squadra d'Achille,"  No. 1329, Italy, October 6, 1991. pp.18-19. 
Schmitter, Elke.  "Der Barthes ist ab,"  die tageszeitung,  May 15, 1991.
Shottenkirk, Dena.  "Nancy Spero: Josh Baer Gallery,"  Artforum,  May, 1991. p.143. 
"Nancy Spero,"  The New York Times,  March 8, 1991.
"Hommage to Ana Mendieta, exhibition statement for Buchstäblich: Bild und Wort in der Kunst heute,"  Von der Heydt-Museum,  Wuppertal, Germany, 1991. pp.113-114. 
Steininger, Carla.  "Rebellion gegen Unterdrückung Frauen verschiedener Epochen,"  Salzburger Nachrichten (Kultur), Germany,  July 10, 1991. p.7. 
Withers, Josephine.  "Nancy Spero's American-born Sheela-na-gig,"  Feminist Studies,  17 #1, Spring, 1991. 51-56, and cover reproduction. 
"Nancy Spero and Leon Golub, A Commitment To The Human Spirit,"  UWM Art Museum,  1991.
"Wilder die Scham: Nancy Spero: eine amerikanische Malerin in der Galerie der Gebr. Lehmann,"  Die U,  Dresden, Germany, January 9, 1992.
Bonetti, David.  "'Hieroglyphs' Better Than Words,"  San Francisco Examiner,  March 20, 1992. pp.D-2. 
Buhles, Günter.  "Entschieden feministische Bildnerei,"  Schwäbische Zeitung, Germany,  April 8, 1992.
Gómez Reus, Teresa.  "Nancy Spero,"  Canelobre, No. 23/24, Winter/Spring, 1992. 126-137 & reproductions, cover. 
Götz, Stephan.  "American Artists In Their New York Studios (Conversations about the creation of contemporary art), edited by Craigen W. Bowen and Katherine Olivier, Daco-Verlag, Günther Bläse,"  Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, Harvard University Art Museum,  1992. pp.149-151. 
Händler, Ruth.  "Austellung: Radikales Bekenntnis zum Feminismus,"  Annabelle,  September, 1992.
Holert, Tom.  "Kunst Weiblichkeit im Widerstand,"  Vogue (German),  April, 1992. pp.116-118. 
Meinhardt, Johannes.  "Bilder-Sprache des Weiblichen,"  Stuttgarter Nachrichten,  April 23, 1992.
Meinhardt, Johannes.  "Bilder-Sprache des Weiblichen,"  Stuttgarter Nachrichten (Stuttgart, Germany),  April 23, 1992.
Pabinger, Danielle.  "Die Welt Durch das Frau-Sein Beschreiben,"  Salzburger Nachrichten,  August 29, 1992. p.5. 
"Tracing Ana Mendieta,"  Artforum,  April, 1992. pp.75-77 and cover. 
"Creation and Pro-creation Forum: On Motherhood, Art and Apple Pie,"  M/E/A/N/I/N/G/S,  No. 12, 1992. pp.38-40. 
"Museum zeight Nancy Spero,"  Südwest Presse (Germany),  April 3, 1992.
"Einst eine Außenseiterin,"  Südwest Presse (Germany),  April 30, 1992.
Vogel, Thomas.  "Spurensuche nach den Frauen,"  Neu-Ulmer Beitung (Ulm, Germany),  April 14, 1992.
Wollheim, Richard.  "Painting, Drawing and Sculpture in the Reagan Years,"  Modern Painters,  1992. pp. 49-53. 
Enright, Robert.  "Matisse: Bourgeois Delectation,"  Border Crossings,  12, number 1, Winter, interview conducted December, 1993. pp.38-40. 
Allen, Lynn.  "The Skin of The World: Leon Golub and Nancy Spero,"  Print & Politics, Tamarind Institute, The University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque,  1994. pp.57-69. 
"Skin Deep: Leon Golub & Nancy Spero,"  American Print Alliance,  2, #2, Fall, 1994. pp.2-5. 
Edelman, Robert G.  "Report From Washington, DC: The Figure Returns,"  Art in America,  March, 1994. pp.39-43. 
Hawkins, Margaret.  "True 'Outsiders' Are In At Golub, Spero Exhibit,"  Chicago Sun Times,  Dec. 9, 1994. p.36. 
"An Inside Look at Outsider Artists,"  Chicago Sun Times,  December 16, 1994. p.35. 
"Together Again, on the Battlefield,"  Los Angeles Times,  October 30, 1994. pp.59-60, 86. 
Perl, Jeffrey M. (ed.).  "Symposium: The Unfinished Project of Humanism, Minerva/Artaud,"  Nancy Spero, Common Knowledge,  3, No. 1, Spring, 1994. pp.77-87. 
Rosen, Miriam.  "Est-ce vraiment de l'art?,"  Liberation,  November 1, 1994. p.25. 
"Louise Bourgeois: A Living Legacy,"  Sculpture,  September-October, 1994. p.34. 
Welish, Marjorie.  "Word into Image: Robert Barry, Martha Rosler and Nancy Spero,"  Bomb,  no. XXXXVII, Spring, 1994. pp.36-44. 
Wisniewski, Jana.  "Malerei, politisch relevant: Nancy Spero und Leon Golub im American Center in Paris,"  Salzburger Nachrichten,  December 14, 1994. p.8. 
Rollig, Stella.  "Nancy Spero: Woman/War/Victimage,"  Resistance Project of the Museum in Progress with Der Standard (Vienna),  October-March, 1994-1995.
Giloy-Hirtz, Petra.  "Imaginationen von Weiblichkeit,"  Künstler: Kritisches Lexikon der Gegenwartskunst, Eine Edition der Verlage Weltkunst und Bruckmann,  Heft 22, Ausgabe 31, Quartal, 1995. p.3. 
Kuder, Ulrich.  "Nancy Spero's 'War series' (1966-70) und das 'Vietnam Women's Memorial' (1993), Kunst und Sozialgeshichte, von Martin Papenbrock, Gisela Schirmer, Anette Sohn und Rosemarie Sprute, Centaurus-Verlagsgesellschaft Pfaffenweiler,"  1995. pp.235-246. 
Lippard, Lucy.  "The Pink Glass Swan (selected feminist essays on art),"  The New Press,  1995.
"A Pair of Opposites, Bound by Ideals,"  The Boston Globe,  May 23, 1995.
Temin, Christine.  "Bearing Witness,"  The Boston Globe Magazine,  April 16, 1995. pp.18-19, 22-26. 
Wall, Tim.  "Montclair, New Jersey: Yankee Pride,"  ARTnews, Artful Traveler Section,  January, 1995.
Bartley, Tony and  Mary Ann Waden.  "New York Conversation,"  gls/the big spoon (Belfast),  #3, Spring, 1995. pp. 17-19. 
"Glaube Hoffnung Liebe Tod,"  Kunsthalle Wien, Graphische Sammlung Albertina,  1995.
Vetrocq, Marcia E.  "Spero and Golub at the American Center,"  Art in America (Paris),  May, 1995.
Altmann, Susanne.  "Meine Kunst ist nicht cool genug, ein bes präch mit Nancy Spero,"  Neue Bildende Kunst,  June/July, 1996.
Bobek, Susanne.  "An die Wand gestempelt,"  Kurier (Vienna),  March 3, 1996.
Cuvelier, Eugene.  "Nancy Spero Everywhere,"  New York Magazine,  October 21, 1996. p.95. 
"Dancing to a Different Tune: Nancy Spero,"  Phaidon Press Limited, London,  1996.
Horodner, Stuart.  "You See You Know - Leon Golub and Nancy Spero,"  Dazed and Confused,  issue 23, August, 1996. pp.116 - 8. 
Spero, Nancy.  "In Conversation with Nancy Spero,"  Phaidon Press Limited,  London, 1996.
Kimmelman, Michael.  "At The Met With Leon Golub and Nancy Spero,"  The New York Times,  January 5, 1996.
"Voice Choice, Short List,"  The Village Voice,  October 22, 1996.
Lotringer, Sylvere.  "Explicit Material-Nancy Spero,"  Phaidon Press Limited, London,  1996.
Nicolaus, Frank.  "Frauen Wagen Mehr,"  Brigitte,  17/96, May-July, 1996. pp.160, 163. 
Samuels, Philip.  "Leon Golub and Nancy Spero,"  Asia Times,  May 21, 1996.
Schels, Evelyn.  "Wilde Ehe: Zu Zweit alle: Nancy Spero und Leon Golub,"  Elle (German),  February 2, 1996.
"Speromania,"  The Village Voice,  October 29, 1996.
Tsuruoka, Doug.  "The Politics of Art,"  Asia Times,  May 21, 1996.
Davidson, Sara.  "The Politically Incorrect Orgasm,"  Mirabella,  January/February, 1997. pp.84-92. 
Monette, Madeleine.  "La Femme Furieuse (cover illustration),"  Editions de l'Hexagone, (Montréal),  1997.
Harris, Susan.  "Nancy Spero at P.P.O.W., New York Kunsthalle and Jack Tilton,"  Art in America,  January, 1997. p.92. 
Yood, James.  "Collaborations 1998,"  Artforum,  February, 1999. p.101. 
Klein, Mason.  "Leon Golub and Nancy Spero at Roth Horowitz Gallery,"  Artforum,  September, 2000. pp.178-9. 
McEvilley, Thomas.  "Spero's Cry: Themes of Mourning and War Pervaded Nancy Spero's Recent Exhibitions,"  Art in America,  May, 2006. p. 162. 
"Nancy Spero's Museum Incursions: Isis on the Threshold,"  Woman's Art Journal, 27, no. 2,  2006. pp. 24-32. 
Hoban, Phoebe.  "We’re Finally Infiltrating,"  ARTnews,  vol. 106, no. 2, February, 2007.
Vogel, Carol.  "With Altria Leaving, Whitney Loses Branch,"  New York Times,  October 12, 2007.
Hoban, Phoebe.  "Spero's Heroes,"  ARTnews,  vol 108, no. 6, June, 2009. pp. 82-87. 
Cotter, Holland.  "Nancy Spero, Artist of Feminism, Is Dead at 83,"  The New York Times,  October 19, 2009.
Searle, Adrian.  "Nancy Spero's death means the art world loses its conscience,",  October 20, 2009.
"Artnet News,"  artnet magazine,  October 20, 2009.
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