Nancy Spector

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Nancy Spector is an American curator who is deputy director and chief curator at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum on Fifth Avenue in New York City.[1] At the Guggenheim Museum she has organized exhibitions and retrospectives on or of Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Matthew Barney's Cremaster Cycle, Louise Bourgeois and Maurizio Cattelan.

Spector was adjunct curator of the 1997 Venice Biennale and a co-curator of the first Berlin Biennale in 1998. She has written catalogue essays for exhibitions on Maurizio Cattelan, Luc Tuymans, Douglas Gordon, Tino Sehgal and Anna Gaskell among others.

In 2014, she was named one of the top 25 most important women in the art world by Artnet.[2]


  1. ^ "Frieze Foundation Biography". Frieze Foundation. Retrieved April 10, 2012. 
  2. ^ "25 Art World Women at the Top, From Sheikha Al-Mayassa to Yoko Ono". Artnet. 17 April 2014. 

External links[edit]

  • Guggenheim Museum Profile- [1]