Nancy Spero and Political Nostalgia

Writing in Artworld Salon, Catherine Spaeth reflects on political nostalgia and Nancy Spero’s legacy: “Nancy Spero’s death the Sunday before last invites reflection upon what it means for an artist to be politically engaged at this time. Today the...

The Art World Mourns Nancy Spero

Late yesterday word that artist Nancy Spero had passed away at the age of 83 began circulating on Internet art blogs. Today, there is praise from around the country for Spero’s artistic contributions and her role as an outspoken feminist and critic of war,...
Nancy Spero Dies at Age 83

Nancy Spero Dies at Age 83

From Edward Winkleman we learn the very sad news that artist Nancy Spero has passed away at the age of 83. Spero earned a B.F.A. from the Art Institute of Chicago in 1949, and lived in Chicago with her husband, the painter Leon Golub in the early 1950s (where both...