Nancy Spero 1926-2009

a part of Nancy Spero's 1989 installation on the wall of the main room of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center on West 13th Street

Nancy Spero died on Sunday. We miss her already. But while the world is made so much poorer with our loss, her great spirit and her phenomenal work will always brighten our lives - and strengthen our resolve to be almost worthy of her courage.

Light those lights!

Related: a note on Spero's partner, Leon Golub, with a link to his 2004 NYTimes obituary