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Jon Bird - Nancy Spero - 9780714833408 - V9780714833408
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Nancy Spero

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Description for Nancy Spero Paperback. An appreciation of the inspiring feminist artist and activist. Series: Contemporary Artists Series. Num Pages: 160 pages, 100 colour and 30 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; ACX; AFH; AGB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 254 x 290 x 16. Weight in Grams: 1002.

American artist Nancy Spero (b.1929) concentrates on the depiction of women: mythological women, movie women, tortured women. Inspired by classical and modern sources, she collages and imprints her contemporary goddesses on to long, papyrus-like friezes that scroll around museum walls.

Her subject matter, which has ranged from the writings of Artaud to the Vietnam War, mirrors her life. Working in Paris in the cultural ferment of the 1960s, she moved to New York in the 1970s to co-establish the feminist gallery A.I.R. and to join with artists and critics such as Leon Golub, Robert Morris and Lucy R Lippard in forming ... Read more

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Phaidon Press Ltd United Kingdom
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About Jon Bird
Jon Bird is Professor of Art and Critical Theory at Middlesex University and a tutor in the Theory Department at the Jan van Eyck Acadamie, Maastricht. Jo Anna Isaak is the author of The Ruin of Representation in Modern Art and Texts (1986) and Feminism & Contemporary Art: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Laughter (1996), as well as numerous ... Read more

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On the Contemporary Artists Series "The boldest, best executed, and most far-reaching publishing project devoted to contemporary art. These books will revolutionize the way contemporary art is presented and written about."—Artforum "The combination of intelligent analysis, personal insight, useful facts and plentiful pictures is a superb format invaluable for specialists but also interesting for casual readers, it ... Read more

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