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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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

The dinner party

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One of the earliest organizers of the 1970s women's movement in art, Chicago has remained a high-profile, controversial multimedia feminist artist. These two works can be read as sequels/updates to ... 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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