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Nancy Spero papers, 1940s-2009

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Creator:
Spero, Nancy, 1926-2009
Subject:
Golub, Leon
A.I.R. Gallery (New York, N.Y.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
27 linear feet
1 rolled doc.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Summary:
The papers of painter, printmaker, and collage artist Nancy Spero measure 27 linear feet and are dated 1940s-2009. Biographical materials, correspondence, interviews, writings, subject files, personal business records, printed material, and photographic materials provide an overview of her exhibitions, major projects, and personal life. Also documented is her interest and participation in political and social movements including anti-war, women's rights, animal rights, and raising awareness about repressive regimes, and the treatment of political prisoners.
Citation:
Nancy Spero papers, 1940s-2009. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Related Materials:
Also among the holdings of the Archives of American Art an interview of Nancy Spero conducted 2008 Februay 6-July 24, by Judith Olch Richards, and the papers of Spero's husband, Leon Golub.
Biography Note:
Nancy Spero (1926-2009) was a painter and collage artist in New York, N.Y. Spero was a founding member of the first women's cooperative gallery, A.I.R. in SoHo.
Provenance:
Gift of Nancy Spero in 1979. The majority of the collection was donated by her sons, Stephen Golub, Philip Golub, and Paul Golub in 2013.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Printmakers
Painters
Transcripts
Collagists
Women artists
Feminism
Photographs
Interviews
Slides (photographs)
Peace movements
Sound recordings
Art
Video recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8559
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210738
AAA_collcode_spernanc
Theme:
Women
WAAND
Audio - Visual
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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