Biographie / Biography

1926
Geboren in Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Lebte und arbeitete in New York, USA

Lived and worked in New York, USA
1945-1949
Bachelor of Fine Arts, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
1949
Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France
1951
Heiratet Leon Golub

Marries Leon Golub
1971
Gründungsmitglied der A.I.R. Galerie in New York, USA

Founding member of the A.I.R. Gallery in New York, USA
1976-1977
CAPS-Fellowship, New York State Council on the Arts, New York, USA
2006
Inducted as Member of American Academy of Arts
2009
Starb am 18. Oktober 2009 in New York, USA

Died on October 18, 2009, in New York, USA

Preise und Auszeichnungen / Awards and Distinctions

2009
Herbert Boeckl Prize, Salzburg, Austria
2008
Barcelona’s Best Art Show of 2008, Barcelona, Spain

Women‘s Art: Women‘s Vision Honoree, National Women‘s History Project,
2007
Visual AIDS Vanguard Award, Visual AIDS, NY, New York, USA
2005
Distinguished Artist Award for Lifetime Achievement, College Art Association, NY, New York, USA
2003
Honor Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Visual Arts, Women’s Caucus for Art, NY, New York, USA
2001
Honorary Doctorate of Fine Art, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA

Spring Benefit Honoree, Artists Space, New York, USA
1997
Cityarts, New York, 29th annual award (jointy with Leon Golub),
1996
The Printmaker Emerita Award, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA

Hiroshima Art Prize, Hiroshima Museum of Contemporary Art and Hiroshima City, Japan
1995
Skowhegan Medal for Works on Paper,

NARAL/ New York Pro-Choice Media Award,
1977
Grant, National Endowment for the Arts

Einzelausstellungen (Auswahl) / Selected Solo Exhibitions

2014
The Sensory War 1914 – 2014, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, United Kingdom
In Camera, Le Cartel, Marseille, France
2013
Nancy Spero: Towards Liberation, VCUarts Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA, USA

Nancy Sperso: Cri du Coeur, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA, USA

The Body, International Cantre of Graphic Arts (MGLC), Ljubljana, Slowenia

From Victimage to Liberation: Works from the 1980s & 1990s, Galerie Lelong - New York, New Yok City, USA
2012
Nancy Spero (1926-2009). The Rebirth, Kulturstiftung des Freistaates Sachsen, Germany, travelled to HELLERAU - European Center for the Arts, Dresden, Germany
2011
Serpentine Gallery, London, Great Britain

Works from the 1980s, Barbara Gross Galerie, München, Germany

Retrospective, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
2010
Woman in Motion, Galerie Lelong, Paris, France

Nancy Spero, Musée National d'art Moderne Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France. Traveled through 2011 to Serpentine Gallery, London, England
2009
Blue, Studio Stefania Miscetti, Rome, Italy

Un Coup de Dent , Galerie Lelong, New York, USA

Nancy Spero. Woman as Protagonist, MdM - Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Austria (Herbert Boeckl Prize 2009)
2008
Nancy Spero, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London, England

Nancy Spero. Dissidances, Museo d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. Traveled to Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Seville, Spain

Nancy Spero - Eylem Aladogan. 20 Years of the Barbara Gross Gallery, Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany

Spero Speaks, De Appel Centre for Contemporary Art, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2007
Artaud Paintings and Codex Artaud, Frac Haute-Normandie, Sotteville-lès-Rouen, France

The Paris Black Paintings, Galerie Lelong, Paris, France
2006
Francosoffiantino Artecontemporanea, Torino, Italy
2005
Cri du Coeur, Galerie Lelong, New York, USA
2004
Weighing the Heart Against a Feather of Truth, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
2003
Nancy Spero, Galerie Filomena Soares, Lisabon, Portugal

OtherWorlds: The Art of Nancy Spero and Kiki Smith, Baltic Mill Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, England

Poem to Isis, Banner installation, Art of the Ancient World, Egyptian Section, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

The War Series, Galerie Lelong, New York. Traveled through 2004 to Galerie Lelong Paris, Paris, France
2002
Azur, Galerie Lelong, New York, New York, USA

Nancy Spero: A Continuous Present, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany

Nancy Spero: The First Language, Center for the Arts, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, USA
2001
True Grit: Seven Female Visionaries Before Feminism, The Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, California, USA

New Works, Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany

Codex Artaud, University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, Dartmouth, Massachusetts. Traveled through 2004 to several venues

Nancy Spero and Leon Golub: Prints 1950 – 2001, The Print Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Sheela Does Ramapo, Berrie Center, Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah, New Jersey, USA
2000
Sheela Does Fredericksburg, Mary Washington College, Fredericksburg, Pennsylvania, USA

Sheela-Na-Gigs and Nancy Spero, Hiestand Galleries, School of Fine Arts, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, USA
1998
Black and the Red III, Galerie Montenay-Giroux, Paris, France

Crown Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

Nancy Spero, inaugural exhibition and wall installation, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, England

Nancy Spero NEUE ARBEITEN, Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany

Museo Jacobo Borges, Caracas, Venezuela
1996
Black and the Red III, P.P.O.W., New York, New York, USA

Cycle in Time, New York Kunsthalle, New York, New York, USA

Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, Austria

Leon Golub • Nancy Spero - Contemporaries, The Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
1995
Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany

Notes In Time: Nancy Spero and Leon Golub, Fine Arts Gallery, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Cantonsville, Maryland, USA

Residenzgalerie, Salzburg, Austria
1994
Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, New York

Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden

Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, USA

War and Memory: Nancy Spero and Leon Golub Retrospective, The American Center, Paris France. Traveled through 1996 to MIT List Visual Arts Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1993
Galerie Mathias Kampl, Passau, Germany

Golub/Spero, 60's/70's, Josh Baer Gallery, New York, New York, USA

Golub/Spero, 90's/50's, Josh Baer Gallery, New York, New York, USA

Hieroglyph, The College of Saint Rose, Albany, New York, USA

National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Works On Paper: Nancy Spero and Leon Golub, Olin Art Gallery, Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio, USA
1992
Hieroglyphs, Terrain Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA

Nancy Spero & Leon Golub: Works on Paper, Traklhaus Gallery, Salzburg, Austria Ulmer Museum, Ulm, Germany
1991
Galerie Gebrüder Lehmann, Dresden, Germany

Galerie Raymond Bollag, Zurich, Switzerland

Galleria Stefania Miscetti, Rome, Itlay

Jürgen Becker Galerie, Hamburg, Germany

Nancy Spero & Leon Golub: A Commitment To The Human Spirit, UWM Art Museum, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Nancy Spero in der Glyptothek, Arbeiten auf Papier, Glyptothek am Königsplatz, Munich, Germany

Small Works, Artaud Paintings, War Series, Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany

Works on Paper 1981-1991, Salzburger Kunstverein, Künstlerhaus Salzburg, Austria
1990
Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London, England

Galerie Montenay, Paris, France

Gallery Hibell, Tokyo, Japan

Nancy Spero: Bilder 1958 bis 1990, Haus am Walsee, Berlin, Germany. Traveled to Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany; Gemeentemuseum, Arnhem, The Netherlands

Notes In Time, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, Hawaii and Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA
1989
Burnett Miller Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA

Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Tomasulo Gallery, Union County College, Cranford, New Jersey, USA

Les Magiciens de la Terre, Le Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris, France

Works from 1956-62, Josh Baer Gallery, New York, USA
1988
Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany

Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

Nancy Spero: War Series 1966-1969, Artaud Paintings: 1969-1970, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Normal Love, Amelie A. Wallace Gallery, State University of New York, College at Old Westbury, Long Island, New York

Prospect ‘89, Cupola Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany

Terrain Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA

The Artaud Series: 1969-1970, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, New York, USA

The First Language, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California University Art Gallery, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

War Paintings: 1966-1970, Josh Baer Gallery, New York, New York
1987
Retrospective, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, England; Traveled to The Fruit Market Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland; The Orchard Gallery, Derry, Northern Ireland

Lawrence Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Nancy Spero, Works Since 1950, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York. Traveled to Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois; Mendel Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada; Albert and Vera List Visual Arts Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts; The Power Plant, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, New York, USA

S.L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, Canada

Sheela and the Dildo Dancer, Josh Baer Gallery, New York, New York, USA

The Arts Gallery, Barnard College, New York, New York, USA
1986
Center Gallery, Carrboro, North Carolina, USA

Continuum, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany

Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, South Carolina, USA

Josh Baer Gallery, New York, New York, USA

Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Works on Paper, Houghton House Gallery, Hobart and William Smith College, Geneva, New York, USA
1985
The Black Paintings, The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Burnett Miller Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1982
Nancy Spero and Leon Golub: Vietnam War, Tweed Art Gallery, Plainfield, New Jersey, USA
1976
Torture of Women, AIR Gallery, New York, New York, USA
1973
Codex Artaud, AIR Gallery, New York, New York
1965
Galerie Breteau, Paris, France
1962
Galerie Breteau, Paris, France
1958
Nancy Spero/Leon Golub, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA

Gruppenausstellungen (Auswahl) / Selected Group Exhibitions

2015
PAINTING 2.0: MALEREI IM INFORMATIONSZEITALTER, Museum Brandhorst, Munich, Germany

Louise Bourgeois, Maria Lassnig, Nancy Spero. Another Normal Love, Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany

Slip of the Tongue, Punta della Dogana, Venice, Italy

Elogio de la fatiga - Fabra i Coats, Barcelona Contemporary Art Center, Barcelona, Spain

En cuerpo y alma. Mujeres artistas de los siglos XX y XXI, Sala kubo-kutxa, San Sebastián, Spain
2014
L’Heure Des Sorcières, Centre d’art contemporain de Quimper - le Quartier, Quimper, France

Civilization, Anthony, Reynolds Gallery, London, United Kingdom

Artevida: a City wide contemporary art exhibition: política / corpo / arquivo / parque, Biblioteca Parque Estadual / Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro / Casa França-Brasil / Escola de Artes Visuais do Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Drawings & Works on Paper, Galerie Lelong, New York NY

Ce que raconte la solitude, organized by Le Cartel de la Friche and Art-O-Rama, La Friche Belle de Mai, Marseille, France

Draw Me A Sheep, Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France

The Disasters of War, Louvre Lens, Lens, France
2013
Female Power, Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem, Arnhem, The Netherlands

Ola Writes the Alphabet, Stux Gallery, New York, New York, USA

Tell It To My Heart: Collected by Julie Ault, Museum für Gegenwarts-kunst Basel, Switzerland; Travelling to Culturgest, Lisbon, Portugal
2012
The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making Their World, Penssylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Tracing the Century: Drawing as a Catalyst for Change, Tate Liverpool, United Kingdom

Bearing Witness, Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada

VIOLENCE. Art Decoding Violence, XV Biennale Donna, organized by UDI – Unione Donne in Italia di Ferrara and the Gallerie d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea in Ferrara, Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Ferrara, Italy

EVERY EXIT IS AN ENTRANCE: 30 Years of Exit Art, Exit Art, New York, New York, USA

Spirits of Internationalism: 6 European Collections 1956-1986, M HKA, Antwerp, Belgium

Loin des yeux près du corps, Galerie de l’UQAM, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada
2011
The Sum of Its Parts: Selections from the Benton Collections, William Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, Connecticut

Abstract Expressionism and its Discontents, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Heroínas, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza and Fundación Caja Madrid, Spain
2010
Bearing Witness: Works from the Collection, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver B.C., Canada

Signs of Life: Ancient Knowledge in Contemporary Art, Kunstmuseum Luzern Museum of Art Lucerne, Lucern, Switzerland

Babel, FRAC Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand, France

Breathless Days 1959 – 1960: A Chronotropic Experiment, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Ni Una Mas (Not One More): The Juarez Murders, The Leonard Pearlstein Gallery, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Signs of Life: Ancient Knowledge in Contemporary Art, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Luzern Germany

Diabolique, Galerie de L’UQAM, Université du Québec à Montréal, Quebec, Canada

The Visible Vagina, David Nolan Gallery, New York, New York, USA

Love in Vein: Editions Fawbush projects and artists 2005–2010, Gering & Lopez Gallery, New York, New York, USA

Shifting the Gaze: Painting and Feminism, The Jewish Museum, New York, New York, USA

Face History, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London, England
2009
And Other Essays, Center for Curatorial Studies and Hessel Museum of Art at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, USA

Kiki Smith, Nancy Spero, Nalini Malani, Galeria Estiarte, Madrid, Spain

The Sacred Feminine: Prehistory to Post Modernity, Museum of Art and Archeology, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA

Diabolique, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, Canada

elles@centrepompidou: Women Artists in the Collections of the National Modern Art Museum, Musée National d'art Moderne Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France

Lest We Forget: The Voice of Art, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

Time as Matter, MACBA Collection - New Acquisitions, Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Unbuilt Roads, Based on the book Unbuilt Roads: 107 Unrealised Projects, Hatje Cantz (1997) edited by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Guy Tortosa, e-flux project space, New York, New York, USA

Back to Earth: Revisiting Magiciens de la Terre, Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

What’s the Word: Words and Symbols from the Lyman Allyn Art Museum,, Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, Connecticut, USA
2008
Reflections, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Close Encounters: Facing the Future, American University Museum, Washington D.C., USA

Women of a Certain Age and Beyond, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA

Collage: The Unmonumental Picture, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, New York, USA
2007
Multiplex: Directions in Art 1970 to Now, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, USA

Going Staying: Movement, Body, Space in Contemporary Art, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany

MACBA at Frankfurter Kunstverein: A Selection of Works from the Museu d’art Contemporani de Barcelona, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Two Years, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York, USA

After the Revolution: Women Who Transformed Contemporary Art, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, New York, USA

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang. 45 Years of Art and Feminism, Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Bilbao, Spain

New Hangings of the Modern Collection, Musée National d'art Moderne Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France

Think with the Senses – Feel with the Mind. Art in the Present Tense, 52nd International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

2007 Collectors Show, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA

WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution, Geffen Center, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA. Traveled through 2008 to National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.; Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York, USA
2006
Couples Discourse, Palmer Museum of Art, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA

femme brut(e), Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, Connecticut, USA

Twice Drawn, Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs, New York, USA

Exhibition of Work by Newly Elected Members and Recipients of Honors and Awards, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, New York, USA

Art in Chicago: Resisting Regionalism Transforming Modernism, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
2005
Drawn to Cleveland, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

How American Women Artists Invented Postmodernism: 1970-1975, Mason Gross School of the Arts Galleries, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA

Persistent Vestiges: Drawing from the American-Vietnam War, Drawing Center, New York, New York, USA
2004
Esprit, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris, France
2003
Gloria: Another Look at Feminist Art of the 1970s, White Columns, New York, New York, USA

Sanctuary, Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow, Scotland
2002
Goddess, Galerie Lelong, New York, New York, USA

Markers II, EAM Gallery, Kassel, Germany

The Empire Strikes Back, The ATM Gallery, New York, New York, USA

Walkways, Portland Institute of Contemporary Art, Portland, Oregon, USA
2001
ARS 01, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland

Markers, Outdoor Banner Project, Venice Biennale, organized by International Artists Museum, Lodz, Poland

Reconfiguration: Works on Paper at the Yanhuang Museum, Yanhuang Museum, Beijing, China
2000
Chicago Loop: Imagist Art 1949-1979, Whitney Museum of American Art, Stamford, Connecticut, USA

Kwangju Biennale 2000, Art and Human Rights Section, Kwangju, South Korea

Let’s Talk About Sex, Kunsthaus Dresden, Dresden, Germany

Open Ends: Contemporary Art from 1960 - 2001, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, USA

The Figure: Another Side of Modernism, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, New York, USA

The Perpetual Well: Contemporary Art from the Collection of the Jewish Museum, Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
1999
The American Century, Art and Culture, Part II 1950-2000, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York, USA
1998
International Biennale of Cairo, Cairo, Egypt

Matrix/Berkeley: 20 Years, The University of California, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, California, USA

Presence of Greek Myth, Instituto di Storia dell’Arte, Palermo, Italy
1997
Documenta X, Kassel, Germany

Art in Chicago 1945-1995, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois, USA
1996
Consensus & Conflict: The Flag in American Art, Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion, Stamford, Connecticut, USA

Deformations: Aspects of the Modern Grotesque, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, USA

Inside the Visible: Alternative Views of 20th Century Art Through Women’s Eyes, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts. Traveled through 1997 to National Museum for Women in the Arts, Washington D.C.; Whitechapel Galley, London, England; Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, Australia

Stones & Voices, Stiftung für Konkrete Kunst, Revtlungen, Germany

Thinking Print: Books to Billboards, 1980-95, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, USA
1995
21: International Biennial of Graphic Art, Modern Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia

After Auschwitz: responses to the Holocaust in Contemporary Art, Royal Festival Hall, London, England; Traveled to Manchester City Art Gallery, Manchester, England; Ikon Gallery, Birmington, England; Edinburgh City Art Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland; Northern Centre for Contemporary Art, Sunderland, England

After Hiroshima - Message form Contemporary Art, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan

Civil Rights Now, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA

Feminine-Masculine: the Sex of Art, Musée National d'art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France

International Drawing Triennale in Warsaw: Art as Thought, Art as Energy, Museum of Architecture, Warsaw, Poland

Risarcimento: Artisti Contemporanei per gli Uffizi, Uffizi Gallery, Florence, Italy

The Human Figure, A Modern Vision, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, USA
1994
Cloaca Maxima, Museum der Stadtentwässerung, Zurich, Switzerland

Dialogue with the Other, Kunsthallen Brandts Klædefabrik, Denmark; Traveled to Norrköings Konstmuseum, Norway

IK + Deander, Dignity for all: Reflections on Humanity, Stichting Artimo, Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam, NL
1993
1920: The Subtlety of Subversion, The Continuity of Intervention, Exit Art, New York, New York Coming to Power: 25 Years of Sexually X-Plicit Art By Women, David Zwirner Gallery, New York, New York, USA

Extravagant: The Economy of Elegance, Russisches Kulturzentrum, Berlin, Germany

From the Inside Out: Eight Contemporary Artists , The Jewish Museum, New York, New York, USA

3 Filme - 3 Räume, Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany

Gone Beyond Gone: Nancy Spero & Abe Frajndlich in Collaboration -The Photographer Finds his Subject, Thread Waxing Space, New York, New York, USA

Allegories of Modernism: Contemporary Drawing, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, USA

Americas, Andalusian Pavillion, Expo '92, Monasterio de Santa Clara, Moguer, Huelva, Spain

Hotel Carlton Palace Chambre 763, Hotel Carlton Palace, Paris, France

The Subject of Rape, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York, USA

Beyond Glory, The Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Viande Mystique, Galerie Optica, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

From America's Studio: Drawing New Conclusions, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Waging War, Waging Peace, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio, USA

43rd Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., USA

Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York, USA
1992
Informationdienst, Ausstellungsraum Künstlerhaus, Stuttgart, Germany

International Drawing Triennale, Museum of Architecture, Warsaw, Poland
1991
AIDS Timeline, Group Material at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York, USA

Buchstäblich, Bild und Wort in der Kunst Heute, Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany Detente, Dum Umení Mesta Brna, Brünn, Czechoslowakia. Traveled to Mudima Foundation, Milan, Italy; Kiscelli Museum, Budapest, Hungary; Kunsthalle Zacheta, Warsaw, Poland; Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia; Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna, Austria

Beyond the Frame, American Art 1960-1990, Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Devil On The Stairs: Looking Back on the Eighties, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Traveled to Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, California, USA

El Sueño De Egipto: La Influencia del Arte Egipcio en el Arte Contemporaneo, El Centro Cultural/Arte Contemporáneo, A.C., Polanco, Mexico

Inheritance and Transformation, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
1990
A New Necessity, First Tyne International Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, England

Amnesty International Benefit, Blum Helman Gallery, New York, New York, USA

Four Cities Project, Well Woman Centre & Westland/Blucher Street Junction, Derry, Northern Ireland

Goya to Beijing, Centre International d'Art Contemporain, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Light Spirit Dream, Terrain Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA

Selected Works from the Avant Garde, Kent Fine Art, New York, New York, USA

Um 1968 Konkrete Utopien in Kunst und Gessenschaft, Stadtische Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf, Germany
1989
Anti-Utopia, Vol 1 No. 3, Bullet Space, New York, New York, USA

Dia de los Muertos II: Los Angelitos, Alternative Museum, New York, New York, USA

Making Their Mark: Women Artists Move into the Mainstream, 1970-1985, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio. Traveled to New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana; Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Symbolism, Arthur J Houghton Jr. Gallery, Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York, New York, USA

Taboo, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, Washington, USA

The Center Show, Lesbian and Gay Community Center, New York, New York, USA

The Helms' Degenerate Art Show: The Next Installment, Black and White in Color Gallery, New York, New York, USA

Visualizations on Paper: Drawing as a Primary Medium, Germans van Eck, New York, New York, USA

Prospect ‘89, Frankfurt Kunstverein and Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
1988
ALIVE/SURVIVE: Amerikanische Kunst in K3, Kampnagelgelände, Hamburg, Germany

Committed to Print: Social and Political Themes in Recent American Printed Art, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, USA

Constitution, Group Material, Temple University Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Een Keuze/A Choice, Kunst RAI, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

just like a woman, Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, South Carolina, USA

Representing Vietnam 1965-1973, The Antiwar Movement in America, The Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery, Hunter College, New York, New York, USA

The Social Club, Exit Art, New York, New York, USA
1987
Concrete Crisis: Urban Images of the `80s, PADD in association with Exit Art, New York, New York, USA

Reconstruction Project, Galerie Powerhouse, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Some Like It Hot, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, D.C., USA

Stations, Centre International D'Art Contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, Canada

The Castle, Group Material, Documenta 8, Kassel, Germany

Tragic and Timeless Today: Contemporary Historic Painting, Gallery 400, The University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
1986
Image War, Artist's Call Against US Intervention in Central America, Center for Idea Art, Denver, Colorado, USA

Memento Mori, Centro Cultural/Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City, Mexico

The Biennial of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
1985
Art in the Anchorage, Creative Time, Brooklyn, New York, USA
1983
The End of the World: Contemporary Visions of the Apocalypse, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, New York, USA
1982
/Luchar/ An Exhibition for the People of Central America, sponsored by Group Material, Taller Latino Americano, New York, New York, USA
1981
Crimes of Compassion, Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
1980
Issue--Social Strategies by Women Artists, Institute for Contemporary Art, London, England
1979
Feministische Kunst, Internationaal Haags Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, The Netherlands; Traveled throughout Holland
1977
What is Feminist Art?, The Woman's Building, Los Angeles, California, USA

Words at Liberty, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois, USA
1976
Invitational Drawing Show, 55 Mercer Street, New York, USA

Visions: Distinguished Alumni 1945 to the Present, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Drawing Now: 10 Artists, curated by Corinne Robins, Soho Center for Visual Arts, New York, USA

AIR Gallery Exhibition, Broward Community College, Florida, USA

Decade of American Political Posters 1965-75, Westbeth Gallery, New York, USA
1975
Six AIR Members, Windham College, Vermont, USA
1974
AIR Exhibition, Smith College, Massachusetts, USA

In Her Own Image, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, USA

Conceptual Art, Women's Interart Center, New York, USA

Six New York Women Artists, Bienville Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, New York, USA
1973
Women Choose Women, New York Cultural Center, New York, New York, USA
1971
Collage of Indignation II, New York Cultural Center, New York, New York, USA
1970
Flag Show, Judson Memorial Church, New York, New York, USA
1964
Huit Americains de Paris, American Cultural Center, Paris, France
1950
Salon des Independents, Paris, France

Sammlungen (Auswahl) / Collections (Selection)

Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio
Uffizi Gallery, Florence, Italy
Ulmer Museum, Ulm, Germany
University Art Museum, Berkeley, California
Akron Art Museum, Akron, Ohio
Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, California
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York
Centro Cultural, Mexico City, Mexico
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan
Frac Nord Pas de Calais, France
Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, South Carolina
Harvard University Art Museums, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina
Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
The Jewish Museum, New York, New York
Kunstmuseum, Düsseldorf, Germany
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
Madison Art Center, Madison, Wisconsin
Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Musée National d'art Moderne Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, California
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
Museum of Fine Arts, Hanoi, Vietnam
Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, Connecticut
William Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, Connecticut
New School for Social Research, New York, New York
Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio
Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon
Radford University Art Museum, Radford, Virginia
Ramapo College, Mahwah, New Jersey
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.
Tate Gallery, London, England
Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts

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2000
Permanente Wandarbeit, U-Bahnstation der New Yorker Subway, USA
1998
To Eurydike, Permanente Wandarbeit, Festspielhaus Hellerau, Dresden, Germany
1996
Permanente Wandarbeit, Heeresspital Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
1993
Premiere, Permanente Wandarbeit, Ronacher Theater, Wien, Austria

Permanente Wandarbeit, Privathaus in New York, USA
1992
Bilder 1981-1991, Christine König Gallery, Vienna, Austria

Galerie Ursula Walbröl, Düsseldorf, Germany
1991
Buchstäblich, Bild und Wort in der Kunst heute, Permanente Wandarbeit , Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany

To Soar III, Permanente Wandarbeit, Harold Washington Library Center, Chicago(Deckeninstallation), USA
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