Tickner, Lisa and Bird, Jon. Nancy Spero. London, England: Institute of Contemporary Arts; Derry, Ireland: Orchard Gallery; Edinburgh, Scotland: Fruitmarket Gallery, 1987.
Major retrospective of Spero's work dating from 1962. Essays by Tickner and Bird elaborate the sexual, cultural and psychoanalytic implications of the artist's graphic, carnivalesque imagery and use of text by drawing from a broad reservoir of intellectual sources: Kristeva, Derrida, Artaud, Cixous, Eagleton, etc. Biographical notes. Bibl. 3 p.
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