"Search and Destroy," detail (2005)

"Search and Destroy," detail, 2005
Handprinting on wall; 2 walls, 13 x 49 feet each. Installation view: The Drawing Center, New York. Photo by David Reynolds.
© Nancy Spero, courtesy the artist and Galerie Lelong, New York.

"I cannot re-draw the images I did long ago. I’m in another time. But what’s the difference? Death is death, and there’s my subject matter- the ever-present helicopter, from Vietnam to Iraq. There’s a terrible similarity running through all this stuff."

- Nancy Spero