Nancy Spero Notes in Time 1979

  • Not on view

Spero has long been involved with art that engages the subject of injustice. In the 1970s, upon becoming active in the feminist movement, she began a sustained exploration of the place of women in history. This scroll–like work presents a kind of narrative, yet its structure acknowledges the fragmented nature of the historical record as her texts and imagery travel between epochs and continents, presenting a testimony that mutates across time and place.

Gallery label from Multiplex: Directions in Art, 1970 to Now, November 21, 2007-July 28, 2008.
Medium
Cut-and-pasted painted paper, gouache, and pencil on joined sheets of paper
Dimensions
Overall: 20" x 210' (50.8 x 6400.8 cm)
Credit
Gift of Harriet and Rick Meyer
Object number
602.1998.a-x
Copyright
© 2019 Nancy Spero
Department
Drawings and Prints

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