The dinner party

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Penguin, 1996 - Art - 234 pages
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When Judy Chicago's multimedia exhibit "The Dinner Party" opened in the 1970s, it was hailed "an icon of feminist art" (ARTnews) and was seen by nearly one million people. Now, in a book celebrating the re-opening of the exhibit in Los Angeles later this year, Chicago updates the themes, interpretation, and history of her landmark exhibit.

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I had the good fortune to acquire this commemorative volume at the 1996 showing of Judy Chicago's "Dinner Party" in Los Angeles. The room-sized artwork itself is intended to describe the struggle of ... Read full review

The dinner party: from creation to preservation

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In 1979, when feminist multimedia artist Chicago's "The Dinner Party" installation opened at the San Francisco Museum of Art, an ongoing dialog about women's roles and identities was energized. This ... Read full review

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Many consider Judy Chicago one of the most influential artists of the last fifty years. The impact of her work extends throughout the international art, feminist, literary communities -- and beyond. Her majestic 1979 installation The Dinner Party is recognized as a masterpiece of the twentieth century. Chicago has authored seven books including Through the Flower. Chicago lives with her husband, photographer Donald Woodman, and their numerous feline companions in Belen, New Mexico

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