"Artemis, Acrobats, Divas and Dancers," detail (1999-2000)

"Artemis, Acrobats, Divas and Dancers," detail, 1999-2000
Glass and ceramic mosaic, dimensions variable. Installation view: New York MTA, 66th Street Station. Photo by David Reynolds.
© Nancy Spero, courtesy the artist and Galerie Lelong, New York.

"I have my stars. The dildo dancer is one, and so are the ancient Egyptians and the musicians. They occur and re-occur. The musicians can be playing or dancing, either for a melancholy or happy occasion, and in a procession. I do a lot of storytelling, but it’s without a real narrative."

- Nancy Spero