Nancy Spero (Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 1926 - New York, 2009) studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. After graduating in 1949 she went on to study painting in Paris at the École des Beaux-Arts and at the studio of André Lhote, an early Cubist painter, teacher and critic. Soon after her return to the United States and Chicago in 1950, she married the painter Leon Golub. Between 1957 and 1959 they lived in Italy, later returning to Paris before finally settling in New York in 1964, where she continues to live and work.
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The artist has to face the unknown with a positive mood and sink his teeth without fear
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