Nancy Spero Catalogue
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Nancy Spero
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1958
"Nancy Spero/Leon Golub," Indiana University. Bloomington, Indiana. 
 
1962
Galerie Breteau. Paris, France. 
 
1965
Galerie Breteau. Paris, France. 
 
1973
"Codex Artaud," A.I.R. Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
1976
"Vietnam War: Nancy Spero and Leon Golub," Tweed Art Gallery. Plainfield, New Jersey. 
 
1982
"Torture of Women," A.I.R. Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
1985
Burnett Miller Gallery. Los Angeles, California. 
 
1986
Rhona Hoffman Gallery. Chicago, Illinois. 
 
Josh Baer Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
Styron, Thomas, curator.  "Nancy Spero/Leon Golub," Greenville County Museum of Art. Greenville, South Carolina. 
 
Center Gallery. Carrboro, North Carolina. 
 
"Continuum," Museum Villa Stuck. Munich, Germany. 
 
Isaak, Jo Anna, curator.  "Works on Paper-with Nicole Jolicouer," Houghton House Gallery, Hobart and Williams Smith Colleges. Geneva, New York. 
 
1987
Nahas, Dominique F., curator.  "Nancy Spero, Works Since 1950," Everson Museum of Art. Syracuse, New York. 
Traveled to: Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Mendel Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada; Albert and Vera List Visual Arts Center, MA; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA; The Power Plant, Toronto; The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY. 
 
Bird, John, curator.  "Nancy Spero," Institute of Contemporary Art. London, United Kingdom. 
Traveled to: The Fruit Market Gallery; Edinburgh, The Orchard Gallery, Derry, Northern Ireland. 
 
Snitzer, Joan, curator.  "The Arts Gallery," Barnard Annex, Columbia University. New York, New York. 
 
Lawrence Oliver Gallery. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 
 
"Sheela and the Dildo Dancer," Josh Baer Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
Watkin, Mel, curator.  "Some Like It Hot," Washington Project for the Arts. Washington, DC. 
 
S.L. Simpson Gallery. Error, Canada. 
 
1988
Jacob, Mary Jane, curator.  "The First Language (with wall printing installation, "To Soar")," The Museum of Contemporary Art. Los Angeles, California. 
 
Barbara Gross Galerie. Munich, Germany. 
 
"Nancy Spero: Works," Terrain Gallery. San Francisco, California. 
 
"Nancy Spero: War Series 1966-1969, Artaud Paintings: 1969-1970," Rhona Hoffman Gallery. Chicago, Illinois. 
 
"The Artaud Series: 1969-1970," Barbara Gladstone Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
"War Paintings: 1966-70," Josh Baer Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
Buchloh, Benjamin, curator.  "Normal Love," Amelie A. Wallace Gallery, State University of New York, College at Old Westbury. New York, New York. 
 
"Nancy Spero(in conjunction with Leon Golub)," Douglas Hyde Gallery. Dublin, Ireland. 
 
Peterson, Carla, curator.  "Nancy Spero/Barbara Chavous," University Art Gallery, Ohio State University. Ohio. 
 
"Rebirth of Venus," Prospect 89, Cupola Schirn Kunsthalle. Frankfurt (SEE FRANKFURT AM MAIN), Germany. 
 
1989
Burnett Miller Gallery. Los Angeles, California. 
 
Contemporary Art Gallery. Vancouver, 
 
"Works by Nancy Spero," Tomasulo Gallery. New Jersey. 
 
"Les Magiciens de la Terre, exhibition of twenty works from "The Codex Artaud"," Le Grande Halle de la Villette. Paris, France. 
 
"Nancy Spero, Works from 1956-62," Josh Baer Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
S.L. Simpson Gallery. Error, Canada. 
 
"Waterworks (200-foot mural and tower installation)," The Filter Gallery et al, RC Harris Water Filtration Plant. Toronto, Ontario. 
 
Jacobs, Mary Jane, curator.  "To Soar & The First Language,"
 
1990
Galerie Montenay. Paris, France. 
 
"Notes in Time," Honolulu Academy of Art. Honolulu, Hawaii. 
 
"The First Language," Gallery Hibell. Tokyo, Japan. 
 
"Nancy Spero: Bilder 1958 bis 1990," Haus am Walsee. Berlin, Germany. 
Traveled to: Bonner Kunstrverein, Bonn; Gemmentemuseum, Arnhem, The Netherlands. 
 
"Notes in Time (with wall printing installations)," Smith College Museum of Art. Northampton, Massachusetts. 
 
"Installation: Four Cities Project," Well Woman Centre & Westland/Bucher Street Junction. Derry, Ireland. 
 
"Installation: To Soar II and Ballad of Marie Sanders, The Jew's Whore," Smith College of Art. Northampton, Massachusetts. 
 
1991
Jürgen Becker Galerie. Hamburg, Germany. 
 
"Sky Goddess/Egyptian Acrobat and Caberet," Josh Baer Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
"Works on Paper," Galerie Raymond Bollag. zzz, Switzerland. 
 
Vierneisel, Klaus, curator.  "Nancy Spero in der Glyptothek, Arbeiten auf Papier," Glyptothek am Koingsplatz. Munich, Germany. 
 
"Small Works, Artaud Paintings, War Series," Barbara Gross Galerie. Munich, Germany. 
 
"Works on Paper 1981 - 1991," Salzburger Kunstverein. Salzburg, Austria. 
 
Galerie Gebrüder Lehmann. Dresden, Germany. 
 
"Sky Goddess, Egyptian Acrobat, Torture of Women and Cabaret," Galleria Stefania Miscetti. Rome, Italy. 
 
Flanagan, Michael, curator.  "Nancy Spero & Leon Golub: A Commitment to the Human Spirit, also The First Language," UWM Art Museum, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Wisconsin. 
 
Storr, Robert, curator.  "Installation: Vulture Goddess and Chorus Line, as part of Devil on the Stairs: Looking Back on the Eighties," Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 
Traveled to: Newport Harbor Art Museum, CA with "Notes in Time". 
 
"To Soar III (permanent ceiling installation)," Harold Washington Library Center. Chicago, Illinois. 
 
Koenige, Erika Hoffman, curator.  "Installation: Ballad yin der Judenhure Marie Sanders (Brecht)and Homage to Aha Mendieta, eine Nachschaffung yon Body Tracks, as part of the "Buchstäblich, Bild und Wort in der Kunst heute" group exhibition,(permanent installation)," yon der Heydt-Museum. Wuppertal, Germany. 
 
"Installation: The Crowd and Ballad of Marie Sanders, The Jew's Whore (Brecht)," Josh Baer Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
Villaespesa, Mar, curator.  "Installation: Minerva, Sky Goddess, Madridas, part of the exhibition El Sueño Imperatívo (interior and exterior floor and wallprinting)," Circulo de Bellas Artes. Madrid, Spain. 
 
1992
Rose, Bernice, curator.  "Codex Artaud, as part of Allegories of Modernism: Contemporary Drawing," Museum of Modern Art. New York, New York. 
 
Ulmer Museum. Ulm, Germany. 
 
"Hieroglyphs," Terrain Gallery. San Francisco, California. 
 
"Bilder 1981-91," Christine König Gallery. Vienna, Austria. 
 
Galerie Ursula Walbröl. Error, Germany. 
 
"Nancy Spero & Leon Golub: Works on Paper," Traklhaus Gallery. Salzburg, Austria. 
 
1993
"Hieroglyph," The College of Saint Rose Art Gallery. Albany, New York. 
 
"Nancy Spero," Galerie Mathias Kampl. Passau, Germany. 
 
"Nancy Spero," Greenville County Museum of Art. Greenville, South Carolina. 
 
"Torture of Women, The First Language & The Hours of the Night," National Gallery of Canada. Error, Canada. 
 
"Golub/Spero, 1960's/70's(consecutive exhibitions)," Josh Baer Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
"Works on Paper, Nancy Spero and Leon Golub," Olin Art Gallery, Kenyon College. Ohio. 
 
"Installation: Premiere (permanent installation)," Ronacher Theatre. Vienna, Austria. 
 
"Installation: The Ballad of Marie Sanders & Voices: Jewish Women in Time, From Inside Out: Eight Contemporary Artists," The Jewish Museum. New York, New York. 
 
"Installation: Masha Bruskina & Homage to Ana Mendieta," Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art. New York, New York. 
Traveled to: National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea. 
 
1994
"War and Memory-Nancy Spero and Leon Golub retrospective exhibition, To the Revolution, (wall installation)," The American Center. Paris, France. 
Traveled to: MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA; Vancouver Art Gallery, BC. 
 
"The First Language & The Black and The Red, (work on paper and wall installation)," Malmo, Sweden. 
 
de Zegher, Catherine, curator.  "Inside the Visible, Nancy Spero," Kunststiching Kanaal Art Foundation. Belgium. 
 
"Nancy Spero/Leon Golub," Printworks. Chicago, Illinois. 
 
"Installation: To The Revolution, installation for retrospective exhibition, War and Memory-Nancy Spero and Leon Golub," The American Center. Paris, France. 
 
"Installation: Black and The Red III," Malmo, Sweden. 
 
Gevers, Ine, curator.  "Installation: The Ballad of Marie Sanders, The Jew's Whore, I K + Deander: Dignity for All: Reflections on Humanity," Stichting Artimo, Beurs van Berlage. Amsterdam, 
Also curated by Jeanne van Heeswijk. 
 
1995
"A Cycle in Time: Nancy Spero, Update: Leon Golub," Residezgalerie. Salzburg, Austria. 
 
"Nancy Spero," Barbara Gross Galerie. Munich, Germany. 
 
Berger, Maurice, curator.  "Notes in Time-Nancy Spero and Leon Golub," Fine Arts Gallery, University of Maryland Baltimore County. Catonsville, Maryland. 
 
"L'envol, wall printing installation for exhibition, Feminin-Masculin: Le Sexe de L'Art," Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou. Paris, France. 
 
"A Cycle in Time-banner installation for exhibition, Nancy Spero and Leon Golub," Residenzgalerie. Salzburg, Austria. 
 
"Installation: To The Revolution, installation for retrospective exhibition, "War and Memory," Nancy Spero and Leon Golub," MIT List Visual Arts Center. Cambridge, Massachusetts. 
 
Soriano, Peter, curator.  "Installation: Raise/Time installation," Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Harvard University. Cambridge, Massachusetts. 
 
"Installation: Homage to Ana Mendieta," Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art. Ridgefield, Connecticut. 
 
1996
"Black and the Red III," P.P.O.W. New York, New York. 
 
"Sheela Na Gig at Home," Jack Tilton Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
"A Cycle In Time," New York Kunsthalle. New York, New York. 
 
"Leon Golub and Nancy Spero," Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art. Japan. 
 
"Nancy Spero. The 1996 SGC Printmaker Emerita," 24th Annual Southern Graphics Council Conference, Paul Mesaros Gallery, College of Creative Arts, West Virginia University. Morgantown, West Virginia. 
 
"Nancy Spero," Galerie im Taxispalais. Austria. 
 
"Nancy Spero: Woman as Protagonist," Gallery of the Department of Art and Art History, Colgate University. Hamilton, New York. 
 
Golub, Leon, curator.  "Sheela-Na-Gig, ile commencement du Monde," Galerie im Alcatraz Alte Saline, Perner insel, Hellein. Salzburg, Austria. 
Director: Stephen R. Mathewson, Guest Speaker: Kiki Smith. 
 
"Installation der Erinnerung (permanent installation)," Jüdisches Museum der Stadt Wien. 
 
"Permanent Installation: Improvisations," Heeresspital Innsbruck. Austria. 
 
"Installation: Sacred & Profane II, banner installation for Leon Golub and Nancy Spero," Japan. 
 
"Rehearsal," New York Kunsthalle. New York. 
 
1997
"Nancy Spero NEUE ARBEITEN," Barbara Gross Galerie. Munich, Germany. 
 
"Nancy Spero WAR SERIES," Barbara Gross Galerie. Munich, Germany. 
 
"Artaud Paintings," Galerie de France. Paris, France. 
 
Obrist, Hans-Ulrich, curator.  "Nanomuseum,"
(traveling exhibition). 
 
"Nancy Spero," Christine Konig & Franziska Lettner. Vienna, Austria. 
 
"Nancy Spero: Collages," Rhona Hoffman Gallery. Chicago, Illinois. 
 
"Nancy Spero-Leon Golub: Contemporaries," Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, Wayne State University. Detroit, Michigan. 
 
"Nancy Spero/Leon Golub and the Elephant and the Hat," Galerie Pro Art. Salzburg, Austria. 
 
"Leon Golub - Nancy Spero - Contemporaries," The Elaine L. Jacob Gallery. Detroit, Michigan. 
 
1998
"Nancy Spero (inaugural exhibition and wall installation)," Ikon Gallery. Birmingham, United Kingdom. 
 
"Leon Golub/Nancy Spero," Museo Jacobo Borges. Caracas, Venezuela. 
 
"Ballad von der Judenhure Marie Sanders III (Bracht)," Festpielhaus Hellerau. Dresden, Germany. 
 
"Installation: Let The Priests Tremble, wall printing installation for "Nancy Spero," inaugural exhibition," Ikon Gallery. Birmingham, United Kingdom. 
 
"Wall Installation: International Biennale of Cairo (American representative)," Cairo, Egypt. 
 
1999
"Installation: Artemis, Acrobats, Divas, and Dancers," permanent Mosaic commissioned by Arts for Transit at the 66th Street / Lincoln Center Station. New York, New York. 
 
2000
"Leon Golub/Nancy Spero: The Fighting Is A Dance, Too," New York, New York. 
 
"Sheela-Na-Gigs & Nancy Spero," Arts Hiestand Galleries, Miami University. Miami, Florida. 
 
2001
"Sheela Does Ramapo," Berrie Center, Ramapo College of New Jersey. Mahwah, New Jersey. February-March 2001. 
 
"Codex Artaud," University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. North Dartmouth, Massachusetts. 
 
Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada. 
 
"Nancy Spero," Barbara Gross Galerie. Munich, Germany. March 1-April 28, 2001. 
 
2002
"Azur," Galerie Lelong. New York, New York. February 7-March 16, 2002. 
 
"Nancy Spero: A Continuous Present," Kunsthalle zu Kiel. Kiel, Germany. October 26-December 8, 2002. 
 
2003
"The War Series 1966-70," Galerie Lelong. New York, New York. October 23-December 6, 2003. 
 
"Otherworlds: Nancy Spero and Kiki Smith," BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art. Gateshead, United Kingdom. December 13-April 18, 2004. 
 
2004
"The War Series 1966-1970," Galerie Lelong. Paris, France. March 18-May 7, 2004. 
 
2004-2005
"Nancy Spero: Weighing the Heart Against a Feather of Truth," Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea. Santiago de Compostela, Spain. September 24, 2004-January 6, 2005. 
 
2005
"Cri du Coeur," Galerie Lelong. New York, New York. October 29-December 3, 2005. 
 
2006
"Nancy Spero," Galleria Francosoffiantino Artecontemporanea. Turin, Italy. September 19-November 4, 2006. 
 
2007
"Nancy Spero," FRAC Haute-Normandie. Sotteville-lès-Rouen, France. June 2-July 29, 2007. 
 
"The Paris Black Paintings," Galerie Lelong. Paris, France. May 24-July 21, 2007. 
 
2008
Arkesteijn, Roel, curator.  "Spero Speaks," de Appel. Amsterdam, Netherlands. April 19-June 22, 2008. 
 
2008-2009
Borja-Villel, Manuel J. and Rosario Peiró, curator.  "Nancy Spero. Dissidances," Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona. Barcelona, Spain. July 4-September 9, 2008. 
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. Madrid, Spain. October 15, 2008-January 5, 2009.
Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo. Seville, Spain. January 27, 2009-March 22, 2009. 
 
2009
"Nancy Spero: Woman as Protagonist (Herbert-Boeckl-Preis 2009 for International Painting)," Museum der Moderne Salzburg. Salzburg, Austria. February 21-June 28, 2009. 
 
"Un Coup de Dent," Galerie Lelong. New York, New York. 
 
"Blue," Studio Stefania Miscetti. Rome, Italy. 
 
2010
"Nancy Spero," Centre Pompidou. Paris, France. 
 
2011
"Nancy Spero," Serpentine Gallery. London, United Kingdom. March 3-May 2, 2011. 
 
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