Bathroom in 2010Nancy’s “favorite room”– the luxurious bath. Plants, hair stylist signs from the streets of Benin, Africa, Nancy’s own art and that of other artists filled this room.
Nancy's BooksNancy was a bibliophile. At the time of her death, she owned approximately 4,000 books which she had divided between Chicago and Oaxaca. She read widely and deeply, often marking key passages and images with post-it notes in books on animal rights, art history, gender studies, feminism, Italian, Spanish, and poetry. Shwon here is one of the shelves of books in her library.
The Library in 2017Autumn 2017 view of the library from Nancy’s living room. Her bedroom is at the top. The book shelves have been removed at this point.
The Studio in 2017Shown on the walls: North Avenue Disaster, Happy Holidays, and Mom and Pop. The goose light is featured in her work, Council of the Birds.
Humor in ArtA.R.C. exhibition catalogue cover, Humor in Art, 1981. Nancy was among a large group of artists challenging the “seriousness” of abstraction in art.