Nancy Spero 1926-2009

Selected Past Exhibitions

2016 Monster Roster: Existentialist Art in Postwar Chicago (The University of Chicago, Chicago, United States)
2016 Walk the Line: Drawing Thought in Contemporary Art (Bernal Espacio Galería, Madrid, Spain)
2016 Art From Elsewhere (International Contemporary Art from UK Galleries Towner, Eastbourne, United Kingdom)
2015 Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age (Museum Brandhorst, Munich, Germany)
2015 Trio (Galerie Lelong, Paris, France)
2015 Love Affair With Graphics. From Albers To Vostell (National Museum in Kraków, Kraków, Poland)
2015 Women’s Work: Feminist Art from the Collection (Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts, United States)
2015 Art From Elsewhere (Middlesbrough Institute of Contemporary Art, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom)
2015 Revue 25 (Christine König Galerie, Vienna, Austria)
2015 Remembering the Vietnam War (The William Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, Connecticut, United States)
2015 Normal Love (Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany)
2014 What’s In and What’s Not (Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London, United Kingdom)
2014 Artevida (Política) (Museu de Arte Moderna Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
2014 The Shape of Things (Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City, New York, United States)
2014 Civilization (Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London, united Kingdom)
2014 Draw Me a Sheep (Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France)
2014 L’Heure Des Sorcières (Centre d’Art Contemporain de Quimper, le Quartier, Quimper, France)
2014 Nancy Spero, The Body (International Centre of Graphic Arts (MGLC), Ljubljana, Slovenia)
2013 AMERICANA (Perez Art Museum Miami, Miami, Florida, United States)
2013 Macho Man, Tell It To My Heart: Collected by Julie Ault (Artists Space, New York City, New York, United States)
2013 Etwas Eigenes. 25 Jahre Barbara Gross Galerie (Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany)
2013 Asedio, Incendio y Reconstrucción de San Sebastián (Museo San Telmo, San Sebastián, Spain)
2013 Sweet Home (Häusler Contemporary, Munich, Germany)
2013 Memphis Social (Apexart, New York City, NY)
2013 Salon du Dessin 2013 (Galerie de France, Paris)
2013 Feminist Art Then And Now (Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States)
2013 Nancy Spero: Towards Liberation (Virginia Commonwealth University Arts, Anderson Gallery, Richmond Virginia, United States)
2013 Nancy Spero: Cri du Coeur (Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States)
2013 From Victimage to Liberation: Works from the 1980s & 1990s (Galerie Lelong, New York, New York City, New York, United States)
2012 The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making Their World (Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States)
2012 Feminage: The Logic of Feminist Collage (The Cross Art Projects, Sydney, Australia)
2012 Die Frau in der Pop Art im Echo anderer Stilrichtungen (QuadrART Dornbirn, Dornbirn, Austria)
2012 Twisted Sisters (DODGEgallery, New York City, New York, United States)
2012 Restless (Adelaide International Gallery 13, The Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, Adelaide, Australia)
2012 Spirits of Internationalism (MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium)
2011 Body Gesture (Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, Oregon, United States)
2011 Neue Künstlerinnenräume (K21 Ständehaus, Dusseldorf, Germany)
2011 Leon Golub, Nancy Spero (Galeria Pilar Serra, Madrid, Spain)
2011 Heroines (Museo Thyssen Bornemisza, Madrid, Spain)
2011 Pictures of the Body (Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States)
2011 New Inventory (Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, United States)
2011 Nancy Spero (Serpentine Gallery, Londres, United Kingdom)
2011 Nancy Spero: Works Of The 1980s (Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany)
2011 Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
2010 l’Image et le Mot (Galerie Chantal Bamberger, Strasbourg, Germany)
2010 Love in Vein: Editions Fawbush Projects & Artists 2005-2010 (Gering & López Gallery, New York City, New York, Un,tates)ates)
2010 The Right to Protest (Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem, Israel)
2010 Woman in Motion (Galerie Lelong, Paris, France)
2010 Nancy Spero (Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris)
2009 Nancy Spero, Woman as Protagonist (Museum der Moderne Salzburg Mönchsberg, Salzburg, Austria)
2009 Nancy Spero, Un Coup de Dent (Galerie Lelong, New York City, New York, United States)
2009 Nancy Spero. Disidanzas (Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (CAAC), Sevilla, Spain)
2009 Blue (Studio Stefania Miscetti, Rome, Italy)
2008 Nancy Spero (Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London, United Kingdom)
2008 Nancy Spero. Dissidances (Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain)
2008 Nancy Spero, Spero Speaks (de Appel Boys’ School, Amsterdam, Netherlands)
2007 Nancy Spero (Normandie, Sotteville les Rouen, France)
2007 Nancy Spero (Galerie Lelong, Paris, France)
2006 Nancy Spero (Franco Soffiantino Gallery, Turin, Italy)
2005 Louise Bourgeois, Kiki Smith, Nancy Spero (Galeria Pilar Serra, Madrid, Spain)
2005 Nancy Spero (Crown Gallery, Brussels, Belgium)
2005 Tattoo (Overtones, Los Angeles, California, United States)
2005 Toward the Future (Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan)
2004 Nancy Spero (Galerie Lelong, Paris, France)
2003 Nancy Spero (Galerie Lelong, New York, United States)
2002 Nancy Spero, A Continuous Present (Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany)
2002 Galerie Lelong, New York, United States
2001 l’Image Parlée, The Spoken Image (Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal, Québec)
2001 Nancy Spero (Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany)
2001 Sheela Does Ramapo (Ramapo College Art Galleries, Mahwah, New Jersey, United States)
2000 The Museum of Modern Art, New York, United States
1998 Tate Gallery, Londres, United Kingdom
1998 Museo Jacobo Borges, Carcass, Venezuela
1997 Nancy Spero: Collages (Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, United States)
1994 Nancy Spero (Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden)
1994 The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, United States
1994 List Visual Arts Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, United States
1993 National Gallery, Ottawa, Canada
1992 Museum of Modern Art, New York, United States
1991 Sky Goddes, Egyptian Acrobat (Studio Stefania Miscetti, Rome, Italy)
1991 Nancy Spero (Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany)
1990 Nancy Spero (Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany)
1990 Nancy Spero, Bilder 1958 to 1990 (Der Ort internationaler Gegenwartskunst in Berlin, Berlin, Germany)
1989 Nancy Spero: Works Since 1950 (New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY)
1988 Nancy Spero (The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, United States)
1984 Nancy Spero, The Black Paintings (The Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, Chicago United States)
1984 Nancy Spero, MATRIX 72 (The University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive)



2006 Elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters
2005 Lifetime Achievement Award from the College Art Association
2003 Honor Award from the Women’s Caucus for Art
1996 Hiroshima Art Prize (awarded jointly to Spero and Golub) from the Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art
1995 Skowhegan Medal from the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture