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Judy Chicago

  1. Judy Chicago
  2. Judy Chicago, The Dinner Party , 1979. Mixed Media.
  3. An illuminated manuscript also accompanies the installation where in the book of Genesis, God is replaced by a Goddess and the entire script is rewritten from a Feminist perspective.
  4. Left: Dark Red Leaves on White , 1925. Major figure in American art since the 1920s. She is chiefly known for paintings in which she synthesizes abstraction and representation in paintings of flowers, rocks, shells, animal bones and landscapes. Georgia O’Keefe Dinner party starts with a pre-historic goddess and ends with Georgia O’Keefe
  5. “ Fragments from the Delta of Venus”
  6. The five images are taken from a book that Chicago put together using the text from female erotica writer Anais Nin’s book Delta of Venus . When looking at these images, are they shocking or is there an elegance about them? Why?